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Discus and support External hard drive not showing up windows 10 in Windows 10 Tutorials to solve the problem; External storage devices changed a lot since the birth of the PC. From floppy disks and CDs to flash memories and hard drives, people were always... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Tutorials' started by Win10 FaQ, Mar 11, 2019.

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    External hard drive not showing up windows 10


    External storage devices changed a lot since the birth of the PC. From floppy disks and CDs to flash memories and hard drives, people were always looking for the fastest, the lightest and the most durable memory devices. Hard drives are currently the best solution for large capacity and durability, especially since SSD drives became widespread [...]

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    Win10 FaQ, Mar 11, 2019
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  2. Remon Ont Win User

    External Hard Drive

    Hi John,

    We suggest that you try the troubleshooting steps below:

    • Open your External Hard Drive file in File Explorer.
    • Type the name of the file you want to search on the search box and click Enter.
    The file will show up in Search Results and you will be able to move it to the correct folder.

    Let us know if you need further help.
     
    Remon Ont, Mar 11, 2019
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  3. Marco Gav Win User
    unrecognised external hard drive on Windows 10

    Since you already reinstalled the drivers of the External Hard Drive, let's run the
    Hardware and Devices troubleshooter as it can resolve your concern. You can do that by following these steps:


    • Press the Start button.

    • Type and select Troubleshooting.

    • Click on View all on the left panel.

    • Select and run the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter.



    If the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter doesn’t resolve your concern, we suggest that you change the letter of the External Hard Drive. You can do that by following these steps:


    • Press the Start button.

    • Type and select Control panel.

    • Select System and Security.

    • Select Administrative Tools, and a new window will appear.

    • Double-click Computer Management, and a new window will appear.

    • Select Disk Management that is located under
      Storage
      in the left pane.

    • Right click on the External Hard Drive that is not showing on the File Explorer.

    • Select Change letter and network path, and a new window will appear.

    • Select Change, and choose the letter that you want for the External Hard Drive.



    After changing the letter of the External Hard Drive, we suggest that you reboot your laptop for the changes to take effect.



    Let us know how it goes.



    Regards.
     
    Marco Gav, Mar 11, 2019
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  4. External hard drive not showing up windows 10

    External hard drive not recognized since upgrade to 10

    I have windows 10, I went through the process step by step for my external hard drive, and my external hard drive is still not showing up for me to use.
     
    Charles Perry33, Mar 11, 2019
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