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How to recover lost files word excel ppt photos videos audis when Seagate external hard drives that are not displayed in My Computer on Windows 7 810. If the data is valuable, we recommend that you first try to fix it so that the disk appears in Disk Management, and then, with the help of theData Recovery , take further steps to recover from an unrecognized Seagate external hard drive. data.

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  • "2TB Seagate external hard drive was detected but not displayed on my computer. What should I do? In Device Manager, it was detected, and in Disk Management it appears as 'Unallocated'. Is there any way to solve this problem. Question? If I initialize it, will I lose all the data on the drive? I am using Windows10."
     

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  • How to fix Seagate external hard drive not shown in Windows 10

    Sometimes, when you plug a Seagate external hard drive into your PC, the PC doesn't recognize it. As a result, disks, folders, and files will become inaccessible. In fact, very few people have encountered problems with Seagate external hard drives not being displayed on Windows 10 computers. Next, we'll show you how to fix this without losing data.

     

    1. Make Seagate external hard drive display in disk management

    The first thing you need to do is to check if it appears in disk management. If yes, you can skip to the next step. If not, you should first update the disk driver so that Windows can recognize the Seagate external hard drive and display it in Disk Management.

     

    Step 1. In Run (Windows + R), type devmgmt.msc and press Enter.

     

    Open Device Manager in Windows 10

     

    Step 2. Next to "Universal Serial Bus Controllers" in the Device Manager, click + (plus sign). Then you will see a yellow exclamation point. Right click and select Update Driver Software.

     

    Update Driver Software for Seagate External Hard Drives

     

    Step 3. Click "Automatic online automatic search driver software..."

     

    Online automatic search driver software

     

    Step 4. After completing the process, restart your computer and the driver should be automatically installed and loaded into your computer.

     

    Step 5. Go to Windows Disk Management (this PC > Administration > Disk Management) and check if the Seagate external hard drive is displayed as a normal hard drive.

     

    Sometimes, even if the hard drive appears in Disk Management, it has strange characters such as unallocated, RAW, uninitialized unknown disks, and so on. It is detected but inaccessible, so this time you must perform data recovery on your hard drive immediately.

     

    2. Recover data that is displayed but not open from Seagate external hard drive

    When you see the Seagate external hard drive in the Disk Management window, you can try to retrieve data usingDisk Data Recovery. Even if the disk is not opened on your computer, it works well for external hard drive data recovery.

     

     With three short stages, you can easily find lost data on your Seagate external hard drive.

     

    Step 1. Under "External Devices", the Seagate external hard drive should be displayed when it is properly connected to the computer. Select the drive and click the Scan button.

     

    Select your Seagate external hard drive and click Scan

    Step 2. Soon, the software will find more and more data and display it in the scan results.

     

    Scan for missing data on Seagate external hard drive

    Step 3. You can use the filter function to quickly find some specific file types in the results. Select the target file and click the "Restore" button.

     

    Select the file and click Restore

    3. Reformat and partition the Seagate external hard drive to display it on your computer

    Once the Seagate external hard drive is restored, you can reformat the disk and partition it to initialize the disk and display it on your computer without losing data.

     

    Step 1. Go to right click on the disk partition you want to format and select "Format".

     

    Format Seagate external hard drive

     

    Step 2. In the pop-up window, you can set the file system and cluster size and click OK

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