External hard drive not NOW being recognised

  anniesboy68 17:56 09 Nov 05

My Gericom external hard drive is now not being recgnised in my computer. it used to be. wonder what's happened.

  woodchip 17:59 09 Nov 05

Try taking the cover of it and then Reseat the Drive Ribbon Plugs

  anniesboy68 18:14 09 Nov 05

Don't think that is the problem. The computer recognises it by the fact the light flashes on the front of the drive and a sound is emmited [a ding dong] as when working. Might be something to do with Acronis Partition Expert where I increased the size of a partition from another partition.

  woodchip 18:16 09 Nov 05

Well if you are not willing to try. What's the point of posting question

  anniesboy68 19:00 09 Nov 05

Woodchip....thank you for that. As I said I think, and am now sure, the computer is recognising it. All 4 drives [partitions] appear in disk management and did so in The Acronis programe before I uninstalled it. I have also re formatted a partition on it. What is not happening is it fails to appear in My Computer so, I am unable to access the partitions hence the origninal question.

  anniesboy68 19:54 09 Nov 05

All sorted now by doing a system restore

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