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Seagate External Hard Drive Not Showing Up On Windows 10

If Seagate External Hard Drive Not Showing Up On Windows 10, then try the basic solutions given here to resolve it. Almost all Seagate External Hard Drives are compatible with the Windows 10 operating system. If the connected drive is not showing up on computer’s Hardware and Devices section, then it might be due to some connectivity issue.

Now, Let us Get into the Basic Solutions on Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows.

  1. Initially, make sure that the Seagate external hard drive is connected securely to computer.
  2. If Seagate Hard Drive Not Recongnized On Windows 10 then, check if the USB cable that you’re using for the connection is not damaged. If the cable is damaged or incompatible, then use another one.
  3. Try to connect the cable to the different ports of computer.
  4. Make sure that Seagate drive is compatible with the Windows 10 OS.
  5. If you’re using a Seagate desktop drive, then make sure that its light is on and has enough power to function. 
  6. Similarly, make that drive is connected directly to the power adapter
  7. If the basic solutions don’t resolve the Seagate external hard drive, try the advanced solutions.

Follow one of the methods given here to fix the Seagate External Hard Drive is connected securely to Windows 10 .

Advanced Seagate External Hard Drive Windows 10 Solutions

Look up for the missing drive in the Disk Management and Device Manager section.

  1. Open the Run dialog box.
  2. Type compmgmt.msc and tap the Enter button.
  3. In the opened window, click on the Device Manager option.
  4. Go to the Disk Drives section.
  5. Look for Seagate drive’s name.
  6. If your drive name is displayed, then right-click on it and choose the Properties option.
  7. Go to the Volumes tab and click the Populate option.
  8. Perform the instructions displayed on the screen.
  9. If drive is labeled as unallocated, then right-click on it and choose the New Volume option.
  10. Once drive label has changed to allocated, check if the Seagate External Hard Drive Not Showing Up On Windows 10.