Laptop not recognized Lacie 1TB External HDD

Lacie 1tb external hard drive
March 17, 2010 at 03:25:50
Specs: Windows XP SP3
I've had some problems with my pc lately.

First, it was just the Lacie External Hard Drive
that wasn't showing in my computer. It got
installed, but never showed up.

I had read that the best thing to do was to
unplug all USB devices, except for the
harddrive, and see if it's there.
I did that (only my mouse was connected), but
it's still not showing.
Also, I checked the Disk Manager, but wasn't
able to find it there.

On the other hand, it's still working on my

My Computer runs Windows XP, my laptop
Vista. If you need other specs, just ask.

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March 17, 2010 at 06:27:55
USB devices may not work correctly when they're connected to certain USB ports. Instructions for how to re-load your USB stack in 2000 or XP, if you need to - similar applies to Vista and Windows 7.

In addition, all external drives connected by USB require that the port (or ports) they connect to can actually supply 500ma of current.

USB external hard drive requirements.

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