Solved Seagate exHDD is showing in device manager bt nt in disk mng

April 3, 2017 at 23:32:31
Specs: Windows 7 32bit, 2GB
In my lenovo laptop with windows 7 32bit seagate external hard disk drive is showing in device manager but not in disk management. Last time while using it i ejected it opening device and printers connected by doing right click on safely remove connected devices, right after that the following problem showed up

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April 7, 2017 at 19:15:08
Look in disk management again. It ought to be there if device manager sees it. If it lost its partitioning information it won't have a drive letter or used space or other info that shows for working drives so you may not recognize it.


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April 4, 2017 at 04:54:12
Try restarting the computer and checking again.

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#2
April 4, 2017 at 21:00:05
Have you tried it on another computer to see if it acts the same way? Tried another USB port?

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April 5, 2017 at 01:03:39

@RiyankaDatta

Don't worry.

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Operating Systems have many problems (many many prob.s).
It is an operating system problem, same as many problems.
- Reset system (!)
- Update operating system
- Restart system (!)
- Uninstall Drivers and reinstall system drivers.
- Hope (!)

Good Luck


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April 5, 2017 at 03:07:04
TechDOS

I can't see how your first paragraph helps our poster.

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April 7, 2017 at 19:15:08
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Look in disk management again. It ought to be there if device manager sees it. If it lost its partitioning information it won't have a drive letter or used space or other info that shows for working drives so you may not recognize it.

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