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After that reconnect your drive. Joel, try to connect the HDD to another computer. When I connect the external hard drive to the USB drive on the computer the drive doesn’t show up. Windows 7 does not detect USB mass storage devices anymore 3 answers.
To more easily compare the speed of USB flash drives, you can filter the list according to drive size group: This question already has an answer here: I originally created this Web site for flash drives, but because some people already submitted the speed test results of external USB disks, I added a group for them too.
Is this a good question? Add your answer Joel will be eternally grateful. Because the database is already quite large, the main page only lists the USB speed tests submitted in the last 60 days.
windows 7 – WD USB HDD not recognized: Elements 10B8 – Super User
Also check under disk management to see if your external drive shows there. USBDeview make this test by writing a large file into the USB drive, and then reading back the same file to getting the read speed. Update your question when you do. As expected, reinstalling the USB driver didn’t change anything. This question has been asked before and already has an answer. Again I got a message about a failed HDD driver installation, and now everything is like before.
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Western Digital Elements External HD doesn’t show connected on PC?
Was this answer helpful? Search other USB flash drives: Hope this helps, good luck. Test and publish the speed of your USB flash drive. Data recovery can be expensive and is not easy to do for the DIY’er.
WD Elements Portable
For example, if you want to easily find out the drives with largest write speed, simply click the ‘Write Speed’ link in the column header. I called WD support. If it shows but it does not show a drive letter, make sure you give it one.
Is there any thing I could do to fix this problem or get the data off of the external hard drive?
Also make sure that the drive has a drive letter assigned to it. In this page, you can find the speed test results of USB 3. I heard this could be a platter that has gone bad.