I have tested and proven my USB-2 cables. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. Once you install it and activate it, your drive will show up right away. This is the correct solution! By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use.

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external HDD not being seen in win 7 show as USB-ATA in device mgr – Windows 7 Help Forums

I can see the light on and feel it vibrating like it’s working and like it’s launching but nothing happens not even as wiindows unknown device. Thursday, January 23, 2: This did the trick. It will show a list. Having same problem with 16b usb pen drive. SGStino Brilliannt on December 5, It makes the sound showing that it notices when the enclosure is plugged in, but it does not show the drive in computer or any other listing.

Now I have my HD back again! So, for windoes souls to happen to be stuck with it and the only thing you want for now is to recover your valuable data, let’s focus on that and once achieved, please get yourself another drive for pretty much any other brand available except this LaCie B-S!


Problem Retrieving Files From Old Hard Drive – Tech Support Forum

I couldn’t see the drive in the top window pane, but in the bottom pane I could see a drive that was blank it appeared as a Dynamic Drive. Monday, September 12, 9: Wednesday, May 14, 1: Briliant try it out. Monday, March 28, 1: I had just posted a question on the problems I was having with my Western Digital usb drive.

Kindly advise on what to do. Don’t waste people’s time if you don’t know what you’re doing.

Problem Retrieving Files From Old Hard Drive

After moving all the files from the external drive to my desktop I right-clicked on the blank drive in the lower pane and chose “Make basic drive”, then I right-clicked on it again and chose “Format” and it finally appeared. Usually when a device is detected it appears wimdows along with the C drive, etc. If it does show here, chances are it doesn’t have a drive letter assigned. In Disk management I can see the drive, but it was not shown in “My computer”.


What is the result? Worked like a champ, thanx Lionel. Once again, I’d really appreciate some fixes to my issues.

Thanks for making my day. Thank you so much!

When I attach the device, the Windows message plays as the pop-up installation message displays. Originally Posted by essenbe. Can you tell with the above information if the data is there and is not lost.

What if I have no clue where I have that CD evombo came with the drive. Monday, December 23, 7: The enclosure is a Brilliant eCombo 2. The USB is not recognized at all.

It sees it as a device but it isn’t listed as a drive in My Computer so I can’t access any of the files on it.