Dell laptop will not recognize my wd external hd 1tb RRS feed

  • Question

  • I would like to use my 1TB external WD HD on my new Dell laptop. I can not figure out how to open the HD from the short cut icon on my desktop.
    Sunday, March 20, 2011 11:50 PM


  • Which shortcut, George?

    You should not need any software. Simply connect the drive, (also the drives's supplied power supply), and Windows 7 will find it.

    Click Start=>select Computer=> and the drive should appear there. Do you see it there?

    • Proposed as answer by Andre.Ziegler Monday, March 21, 2011 2:42 PM
    • Marked as answer by George27Hill Wednesday, March 23, 2011 5:58 PM
    Monday, March 21, 2011 2:31 PM