Solved

1TB driver will not get fully connected to windows 7 sp1

Posted on 2011-03-08
2
313 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
My external hdd will not connect it self fully to windows 7 x64 sp1. All I hear is the sound that something is connected but no drivers are loaded. USB flash drives work fine but not usb external hdd.
0
Comment
Question by:sorush
2 Comments
 
LVL 95

Expert Comment

by:Lee W, MVP
ID: 35072505
Is the 1 TB drive seen when connecting to another computer?
0
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
IanTh earned 500 total points
ID: 35072520
has the drive got a partion attached

right click my computer click manage and then click on disk management and you may see it there without a drive letter so it will attach but explorer wont see it as windows doesn't know what it is until it has a drive letter
0

Featured Post

6 Surprising Benefits of Threat Intelligence

All sorts of threat intelligence is available on the web. Intelligence you can learn from, and use to anticipate and prepare for future attacks.

Join & Write a Comment

Having issues meeting security compliance criteria because of those pesky USB drives? Then I can help you! This article will explain how to disable USB Mass Storage devices in Windows Server 2008 R2.
This article is an update and follow-up of my previous article:   Storage 101: common concepts in the IT enterprise storage This time, I expand on more frequently used storage concepts.
This Micro Tutorial will give you basic overview of the control panel section on Windows 7. It will depth in Network and Internet, Hardware and Sound, etc. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.
The viewer will learn how to successfully download and install the SARDU utility on Windows 7, without downloading adware.

708 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

16 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now