Computer not recognizing external hard drive

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June 20, 2010 at 12:26:38
Specs: Windows 7 Enterprise 64-bit Operating System, Intel(R)Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz/4.00 GB
My computer is not recognizing my external
hard drive.

However, this same WD external has been
recognized on another computer, and other
USB based drives are recognized by my

Strangely, Disk Management does not
recognize the WD external while [Hardware
and Sound] the category "Devices and
Printers" does recognize the WD external,
which is listed as "my book".

It should also be noted that I recently erased
all the data on the WD external by "writing
zeros" with a program from WD's website.
However, this would seem to be
irrelevant since another computer has
recognized and utilized the very same

How can I gain access to this drive?

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June 20, 2010 at 14:42:41
And this is a networking question how? Try the hardware forum, please.

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