Firecuda Hard Drive Is Not Detected

Firecuda Hard Drive Not Detected

When you find that your Firecuda Hard Drive not detected on your computer, you can simply perform a system restart. But there are other troubleshooting methods as well. Here, we will be describing some troubleshooting methods that would come in handy whenever your Firecuda hard drive is not detected.

METHOD 1: CHECK THE STATE OF THE HARD DRIVE

When it comes to finding out the state of the hard drive, you need to look at several other factors as well. The first step or method you must do is to check the connection.

  1. Make sure you have the proper cable connected to the hard drive. Replace the cable if you have a part of it damaged.
  2. Next is to make sure you have the USB ports properly working on your computer.
  3. With the help of File Explorer, you can see if the hard disk actually shows up or not.

METHOD 2: RUN A CHKDSK SCAN

  • Perform the Chkdsk command on your computer to get rid of any kind of error on one of the disks on your Windows computer.
  • Click the Windows icon and type command prompt in the search bar.
  • Right-click on Command Prompt and select the option Run as Administrator.
  • When the Command Prompt opens, type the command Chkdsk */r and press the Enter button. (Replace the * with the Drive letter on your computer)
  • The Chkdsk command will scan the system and fix the errors. 
  • Now, you would have fixed the hard drive not detected problem on your computer.

METHOD 3: PARTITION MANAGER

  • You can download the Easeus partition manager.
  • Open the default browser.
  • Enter the Easeus URL in the address bar and press the Enter button.
  • Download the Easeus partition manager to your Windows computer.
  • Now, open the Easeus partition manager and locate the connected Seagate hard drive.
  • Perform a right-click on the hard drive and select the option Check File System.
  • The Check File System window will open. Click the Start button.
  • The partition system will now start checking your Firecuda hard drive.
  • Once the scanning is complete, click the Finish button.

METHOD 4: Enable USB device in BIOS 

To turn on the BIOS settings, perform the following actions:

  • Restart your computer if your computer is turned on.
  • When the startup menu appears, press the Esc key repeatedly to open the BIOS settings utility.
  • Use the navigation arrows on the keypad to operate the BIOS settings.
  • Select the Boot tab and select the Removable devices option.
  • Once you have completed booting the removable devices from the BIOS settings, save changes.
  • Restart the computer in normal mode.
  • Connect the unrecognized Firecuda hard drive and see if the computer detects the hard drive.
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METHOD 5: UPDATE USB CONTROLLER

  • To update the USB controller, open the Run command.
  • Use the shortcut keys Windows + R to open the Run command.
  • When the Run command opens, type devmgmt.msc and press the Enter button.
  • The Device manager window will now open.
  • Navigate to the section of Universal Serial Bus Controllers and click the arrow key on the left.
  • Check to see if any of the USB controllers show the yellow exclamation icon right next to its name.
  • When you find the USB controller with that error icon, right-click it and select the Update Driver Software option. 
  • You will see a small message how do you want to search for driver software?
  • Click the Search Automatically option from the pop-up window.
  • The USB controller will be updated.
  • Try connecting the unrecognized Firecuda hard drive.

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