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I can't use my external HD

I bought a WD1200U017 004 WD Passport 120 gigs october 10th 2007. It works great when plugged into the USB port of my laptop(Medion). But is not recognized by my desktop computer, running Windows xp x64 sp2. It doesn't even show up in my computer window. Desktop has asus m3a78 pro mainboard.

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Why can't I use my external hard drive with my MacBook ...


I have two external hd's, one I use with Mac and one with Windows. Now their features have changed, I can put stuff into the Win one from Mac while my usual Mac one ...
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Can't use external hard drive - Storage - Tom's Hardware


As the title says, I can't use my external hard drive. I have plugged it in and then nothing happens. It's not in 'computer', but it is in 'disc management' but I can ...
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I can't access external hard drive - Storage - Tom's Hardware


Hi,I can't get access to my external hard drive. If I go to device manager I see that it needs to be initialized, but when I try to do so I get the message that it's ...
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I can't access my external hard drive with Windows 8 ...


I can't access my external hard drive with Windows 8. Under the device manager it says it's there and hooked up. I also know the computer is recognizing it in that it ...
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Don't use the same external drive for backup and storage ...


Jun 18, 2014 · External hard drives can provide both backup and storage. But don't use the same drive for both.
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Can you use My Passport to backup another external HD? - WD ...


I couldn't find a way to do this in their software, other than manually making a directory and pulling the files over myself... My 500 GB external network HD is ...
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Windows 10 can't find external HD MS knew it and still pushed ...


I cannot get my external hard drive to open under windows 10. All my files are on my hard drive. I have been working on this for several days. I even had MS techs log ...
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How to Share an External HD with Mac and Windows | Digital Trends


Get today's popular Digital Trends ... locate Disk Management by searching Windows Search / Cortana for Create and format hard disk ... Now you can use your external ...
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Troubleshoot External Storage Drive Detection | Xbox One ...


This article describes Xbox One system requirements for external storage drives and what to do if your console can’t detect a connected external drive.
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Can't use TESVEdit on my Skyrim build on a external HD ...


I recently moved Steam, including my Skyrim mod build, onto an external HD. All went well until I couldn't get TESVEdit to see the Skyrim folders...
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