What I mean by my pc does not detect my HD is that when I plug it in my system it does not show that an external drive has been plugged it nor does the password prompt appear until I take out the usb cable , then it shows that an HD was inserted, gives me a Format Drive I ( unencrypted partition) then says that the drive is not inserted. Change drive letter external drive.When it occurs your hard drive may show unallocated space in Disk Management you cannot access the data on this disk. Password- protect folders with Folder Guard for Windows 10, hide personal files XP.
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My computer was installed from a USB stick, and now the Windows' drive is D:, while C: is used for external media. I' d really want/ need to change, so Windows & Program Files' drive letter will be called C:, and D: is left for something else ( 2nd partition). Assign a drive letter to an internal hard drive/ partition.If you have installed a new hard drive or partition to your computer, you will want to assign a drive letter in order for you to use the computer data storage, drive letter assignment is the process of assigning alphabetical identifiers to volumes.
Pick a letter for your drive and you should be good to go. If the drive is showing, but you’ re getting messages about the drive needing to be formatted, etc.
, then read the next section below. I have an external hard disk which has 1 partition, formatted in NTFS.