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External HDD showing as local disk

Q: External HDD showing as local disk

Hi everyone

I've been using this hard drive for a while, and now all of a sudden I cannot access it. Under My Computer, it is referenced by Local Disk (G: ). Usually, it says Seagate Expansion (G: ). When I left or right click on the disk, Windows Explorer freezes. I have tried changing the letter of the drive by using Disk Management,however Disk Management gets stuck while saying "Connecting to Virtual Disk Service...".

Any suggestions on how I can access my hard drive? Data is very important

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A: External HDD showing as local disk

I would try another cable first, or another USB port. Chances drive is going bad or already is.

When in the past you disconnect this drive did you use Safely Remove Hardware icon in notification area? If not can damage the partition on the drive. Ever used on a different PC ? Saying local disk does not mean drive is bad, somehow seagate name was erased by incorrect shutdown, windows seeing the drive differently.

Can try Seatools here
Downloads | Seagate Check SMART status of the drive and health. Any way take a screen shot of when plugged in and disk management is open, without trying anything with the drive.

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A:External HDD showing as local disk

We could give you some ideas but since data is extremely important:
Remove the disk and don't do anything until an expert (like Jumanji) responds.

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A:Samsung s2 external hard drive not loading showing local disk F drive

With the external drive connected, Go to Disk Management (Start > type: "computer" > click on Computer Management > click on Disk Management)

Determine which disk is the external drive.
If the external drive shows here as a healthy volume, Right click on the large box to the right of the "Disk 1" / "Disk 2" lable and choose: Change Drive Letter and Path.

If there is nothing but a grey box or "Unallocated Space" next to the disk number then Right click on the disk number (the box) and choose: Change Drive Letter and Path.

Change the drive letter to anything else > OK.

If you can't do any of the above post back. If you can post a screen shot of the Disk Management window that can help.
Do not initialize the disk or format it or you will lose your data.

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Quote: Originally Posted by DaveTheRealtor


My 1TB Western Digital external drive is showing up as a local drive under My Computer after I formated it. How do I make it show up as removable storage again?


What did you format it to? (NTFS, FAT32)

I assume it is a USB device, correct?

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A:Bizarre local disk showing up

In device manager, unhide hidden devices.

Device Manager : Hidden Devices

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Originally Posted by Kruk


...
I tried Diskpart to remove Drive Letter but no luck:
...



You never selected the volume so you can't remove the drive letter assignment - that's what the command response tells you. do a "list vol" to show list of volumes and confirm its volume number then do "select vol ___" (insert volume number) to put focus on that volume and then "remove" should work.

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It isn't going to show as a removable disk.

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A:External Hard disk showing as RAW in disk management

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You could try going into disk management and deleting F: drive, while the External HDD is unplugged, then try reconnecting - OS might have just assigned the drive incorrectly?
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A:external hard disk not showing in my computer

Can you provide a screenshot of disk management please?

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I assume that if you start without the 1TB HD that everything works normally.

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A:External hard drive not showing up in Disk Management

If it won't show up, I don't see how you can format it in DOS.

Anyway, check out Device Manager and tell us more.

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Please do not start more than one thread for the same issue.

Closing duplicate.
 

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A:External hard drive stopped working, only shows up as Local Disk -- won't open

Hi, first I would run the Seagate diagnostics to check the hard drive is still healthy following this guide.



Identify the make of your hard drive and then use one of the links below to get the manufacturers diagnostic for ISO CD. Burn the image file to a CD, boot the PC with the disc in the drive and run the diagnostics. You first need to set the CD drive to 1st in the boot order in the Bios setup.

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Toshiba Fujitsu: http://sdd.toshiba.com/main.aspx?Path=SoftwareUtilities#diagnostic

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A:Local Disk Properties: Not showing "General" tab as default view.

Hi Johnson111,
 
Check if the registry key exists:
 
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\ShellEx\PropertySheetHandlers\{5F5295E0-429F-1069-A2E2-08002B30309D}
 
If the above key does not exist, please perform the steps below to add the key:
 
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HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\ShellEx\PropertySheetHandlers
 
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Please Note: The backup file is on the Desktop and named "backup.reg". We can simply restore the registry by double-clicking the "backup.reg" file.
 
4.     Highlight the above key, click Edit -> New -> Key, add this key:  {5F5295E0-429F-1069-A2E2-08002B30309D}
5.     Exit Registry Editor.
 
Please check if the issue can be resolved.
 
If the issue persists, please run System File Checker by the steps below:
 
1.     Insert the Windows 7 installation DVD into the DVD-ROM; Click Exit if the auto-menu pops up.
2.     Open an elevated command prompt. To do this, click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.
 
If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow. 
 
3.     At the command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
 
sfc /scannow
 
Hope this helps.
 
Regards,
Linda
 

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A:USB Flash Drive showing up as "Local Disk" in Windows 7

Hi SlashEmUp Welcome to Seven Forums .. Right click on the Usb Drive propertys/hardware uninstall the Driver . Then unplug the Flash Drive .. Re-Install .. See if that works

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Hello Jackson,

You might see if an option in the tutorial below may work to change the icon back.

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This is usually a driver issue (99% of the time). there are a ton of articles about how to turn a flash drive into a local drive using a third party driver. My suggestion would be to contact SanDisk directly and hopefully they have an answer. By uninstalling the drivers then letting windows install the "same" drivers again your issue won't go away. Another suggestion is to look at the SanDisk website for compatible drivers.

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A:External Hdd+ recovery partition show as "Local disk"

what is shows in device manager?..
Disk management?

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A:External Hard Drive inaccessible, becomes "Local Disk"

I had this exact same problem with a 16GB Toshiba thumb-drive a few days ago.
I'd been having heat-related shutdowns, and believe this to be what caused the issue in the first place.
Deleting the volume, then re-creating it allowed me to format and assign a drive-letter.
But yes, I did lose the (non-critical - a recorded TV show) data.
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Wenda.

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I suggest that while in Ubuntu you move the files to local HDD, then reformat external HDD, then copy the files back.

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My interpretation is that you have dial-up internet access and are using ICS? Correct?

If the above is correct does the ICS machine connect to the router's WAN port or a LAN port?
 

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A:Local Disk folder in Local Disk C

I would reinstall delete the old partition and create a new 1 unless you are wanting to save any of your old files. The windows.old are your old files. You have two operating systems on the same partition, I believe.
 

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Could we get some more information?

Does this laptop have 2 hard drive bays? Did it always have 2 hard drives?
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Let us know what you did.

EDIT: I should add: any partition that contained an operating system will have the active flag. This is not something you would have had to do yourself.

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A:Local Area Connection showing Red X

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Mista74


Recently had to reset wireless router and discovered my LAC wasn't working on my desktop. Wizard says bad cable, but I bought a new one and was able to establish a LAC connection on my laptop, which was how I was able to login into my wireless router. I hadn't noticed system tray icon went from desktop to Wi-Fi bars.

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After resetting the router did you type in the SSID, set up the security and the encryption etc..?

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A:Local Disc D is showing full

Welcome aboard, Sallym.

That is a factory made partition, includes some stuff those are needed to restore the computer in factory settings , if it is needed.

You need not to be worried about it, let it be there. But you make the recovery disks, too. There must be some mechanism in Samsung laptops to do it.

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XP MCE should be two CDs or one DVD.

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My best guess is that you need to have installed Disk2 to avoid this problem.

Why didn't disk 2 work? Is it damaged?

Roger

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Welcome to Windows Seven Forums.

Before you do anything that may render your computer inoperable, please upload a screen shot of your expanded disk management layout to enable us to give you the correct steps to follow.

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File History works best with external drives or network locations. If your external drive is not recognized, create an empty folder called "File History" (without the quotes) in the root directory of the external drive you want to use. Try again if it is showing up now.

http://www.eightforums.com/performance-maintenance/52965-local-drives-showing-up-file-history.html
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Originally Posted by Dragane


Any clue why one of my local drives doesn't show in navigation pane?





Hi @Dragane, welcome to tenforums.com!

Expand "This PC", it should reside there.

http://www.tenforums.com/drivers-hardware/48156-local-drive-not-showing-navigation-pane.html
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Since so many things happened since the initial cause.
I would go ahead and make sure no system files were messed with using this.
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Afterwards you may want to seriously consider a restore point.
We have no idea what the software installation was doing when it failed. It could have been in the middle of setting up vpn data for the cloud software.
I'll hold off on more drastic measures until you can give those two things a shot.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/254832-local-internet-only-no-adapters-showing-ipconfig.html
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Hello Hari Om, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Do you have the drivers installed for the RealTek LAN card?

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/319566-local-area-connection-not-showing-network-connections.html
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Welcome to Seven forums mail.

Can you please post a picture of Device manager and a picture in the adapter settings where your local area connection should be?

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Microsoft DiskPart version 6.2.9200

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/local-area-network-lan-connection-isnt-showing-up-in-connections.94222/
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Quote: Originally Posted by masterpiece


hey guyz...

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http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/342212-dell-datasafe-local-backup-option-not-showing-sys-recov-opt.html
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Quote: Originally Posted by Jaffle


When I go to do a disk check it says that local disk is still in use! PLZ HELP!!!



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IMHO please review your device manager and check your devices for your disk drives, check for any warnings in the driver area.
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What would be a solution to this problem?

Thanks a lot.

A:External HDD same path on server and local

is it giving it a different letter in ubuntu or windows if windows you can always make it have the same letter by assigning it one in disk management.

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A:Local/external drives cannot be opened...please help!

Please disable AdWatch, as it may hinder the removal of some entries.
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Go to AdWatch User Interface.
Go to Tools and Preferences.
At the bottom of the screen you will see 2 options Active and Automatic.
Active: This will turn Ad-Watch On\Off without closing it
Automatic: Suspicious activity will be blocked automatically
Uncheck both options. You can enable these after resolving your problem.
Unless they are turned off they could interfere with the fix by HijackThis.

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Do a HijackThis scan & place a check next to these items and select "Fix checked":

F0 - system.ini: Shell=explorer.exe, killer.exe
F2 - REG:system.ini: Shell=explorer.exe, killer.exe
F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=userinit.exe,
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Search - ?p=ZJfox000
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - (file missing)

Ignore any prompts for a reboot
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www.bleepingcomputer.com
www.forospyware.com
www.geekstogo.com

1. Please choose from any of the above links. Download the file & Save it to Desktop.

2. Double click on ComboFix.exe & follow the prompts.

3. When finished, it shall produce a log for you. Post that & a fresh Hijackthis log in your next reply

Note:
Do not mouseclick combofix's window whilst it's running. That may cause it to stall

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A:External HD Not Showing Up

It appears it has not been formatted. Does it have any data on it?

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A:External HDD not showing

This fixed it:
I had this same issue and it was driving me crazy!! I checked everything I could think of!! Until I thought I would check it out in the computer management..
Go to:
Control Panel
Admin tools
Computer management
Disk management
And sure enough there were my drives that I couldn't access. I had to right click on the drive header and select 'Online'
And now sure enough I see all my drives in the 'Computer'

From this thread:External Hard Drive Not Detected

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A:External hdd not showing

Maybe you can do it this way.

FORMAT AN EXTERIOR HD
START RUN TYPE CMD >OK
AT THE BLINKING CURSOR TYPE format /FS:FAT32 X:
WHERE X IS FOR YOUR DRIVE LETTER
 

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Dan.

A:External HDD not showing up

Yes, Go to start settings, control panel, and then open Administrative Tools.

From there open Computer Management and click Disk Management, Right click ON THE EXTERNAL Drive and Choose Format using the NTFS option
and whatever the default cluster size is.

What you're doing is initializing the Disk.

Be Careful not to Format the Wrong disk, or your computer may not Boot.
Cheers

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