Windows 10: The device is not ready external hard disk

Discus and support The device is not ready external hard disk in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; Hello, i just bought a new external hard disk. It's a enclosure hard disk, i'm using Kingston A400 SSD 240gb. But somehow it can be initialized. I... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by Darwisy Ihrwira, Sep 16, 2019.

  1. The device is not ready external hard disk


    Hello, i just bought a new external hard disk. It's a enclosure hard disk, i'm using Kingston A400 SSD 240gb. But somehow it can be initialized. I tried to initialized a lot of times and it says the device is not ready. I tried uninstall a few times and reboot but still same problem. I also tried to update the driver and it still the same. Please i'm in a dead end and i can't find a solution for a month. This is my first time asking this btw.


    P.S. Im using windows 10

    :)
     
    Darwisy Ihrwira, Sep 16, 2019
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    Hi Pranoti,

    For us to narrow down your concern with your external hard disk, we would like to know the following:

    • Were there any changes made on your computer prior to the issue (e.g., updates, software installation)?
    • To make sure that we have not missed on anything, what troubleshooting steps have you done so far?
    • Do you hear any clicking sound when connecting your hard disk?

    In the meantime, we suggest that you update all your device driver.

    We look forward to your response.
     
    Michael Gall, Sep 16, 2019
    #2
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    IanMacArthur, Sep 16, 2019
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  4. The device is not ready external hard disk

    Can't find External Hard disk?

    Hi,

    Thank you for coming back to us.

    To assist you better, please provide us more information


    • Did you tried all the methods from my previous response?

    • What is the make and model of the external disk?

    • Does the external device is detecting on Disk management?
    The issue you are facing could be due to external disk driver is being outdated. You can also try below steps to update the external disk driver and check.


    • Press Windows key + X and select
      Device manager.


    • Click on Universal Serial Bus to expand it, right click on the
      device and Update it.
    Hope this helps. Keep posting us with the status we will be glad to help you.
     
    Billion Debbarma, Sep 16, 2019
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