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post #1 of 20
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Hey guys I have a huge problem with my drive. I used this 500gb laptop as a secondary drive in my macbook just for storage.

For whatever reason it stopped showing up in my computer. The only place I can see it is in the device manager but that is no help.

I can feel the drive spinning/ working and I'm wondering what my options are at this point. If anyone knows an awesome recovery program I would love the feedback. Thanks in advance!
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post #2 of 20
Right click it and assign a drive letter to it in disk management

Also, recovery program = Recuva
post #3 of 20
There should be a hard drive manager program, you probably just have to assign it a letter. Like in Windows it's Disk Management, right click on the volume, "change drive letter and paths".
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post #4 of 20
Yep had the same problem on an ssd i had just go assign drive letter and itl pop up
post #5 of 20
Start > right click my computer
Select manage
Select disk management
Look for the drive
Might have to set it active and format
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I see that it is there in disk management but it wont let assign a drive letter. Thanks for the responses btw.
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post #7 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by TaT3rs View Post
I see that it is there in disk management but it wont let assign a drive letter. Thanks for the responses btw.
inside disk management right click the volume of the drive

change drive letter and paths then change and set drive letter
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inside disk management right click the volume of the drive

change drive letter and paths then change and set drive letter
Yeah that part is faded out. What now?
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post #9 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by TaT3rs View Post
Yeah that part is faded out. What now?
Shut down, plug it into another sata port.
post #10 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by TaT3rs View Post
Yeah that part is faded out. What now?
did you mark partion as active?.. if it still wont work then im out of ideas sorry =[
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