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Old 01-01-2012, 08:36 PM   #1
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hello, i have been reading other threads on this particular hdd. i was wondering if the 2 pins here would be a reset jumper?
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Old 01-03-2012, 06:45 AM   #2
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Have you checked if Disk Management is detecting it? If it is, it may simply need a drive letter manually assigning to it. That's a common problem with external drives, and of course, no drive letter means Windows Explorer cannot show that drive.

So have a look in Control Panel > Admin Tools > Computer Management > Disk Management before dismantling anything!

If it is listed there, right-click it's schematic ribbon and choose "Change Drive Letter & Paths". Then click "New" and choose a letter. Click 'OK'.
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