Computer Not Picking up my New External HD

  RobCharles1981 18:29 10 Feb 07
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I invested in a new External HD which is a Seagate 300gig from Maplin, everything is connected, and the Hard Drive is on, but Windows is not picking up the Drive at all!!

Anything obvious here??

Thank you

Rob

  ed-0 18:32 10 Feb 07

Right click my computer > manage > disk management. Is the new disk listed in the right hand window?

If so, right click it and start the wizard.

  RobCharles1981 18:37 10 Feb 07

Hi Ed its not listed in the Wizard, looking in the instruction manual, it says it doesnt like surge protectors.

Thanks Rob

  RobCharles1981 18:38 10 Feb 07

Hang on a sec Maybe I need to plug in the USB Cable!!

  RobCharles1981 18:39 10 Feb 07

Yay it works!!

  RobCharles1981 18:40 10 Feb 07

Clumsy of me!!

  RobCharles1981 18:48 10 Feb 07

I'm using Acronis True Image 9 Right now, and when I go into the "Create Back Up Wizard" it cant find any hard drives!!

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