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Hi! My Sony vaio (vpcee21fx), running windows 7 recognizes

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Hi! My Sony vaio (vpcee21fx), running windows 7 recognizes my external USB drive, but won't recognize it on my computer. I can't back the vaio because there's no drive assignment

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SVITExperts : Thanks.
SVITExperts : It seems that you are not connected yet.
SVITExperts : Let me type some methods to test.
SVITExperts : Click START and RIGHT CLICK on Computer and select Manage.
SVITExperts : On the new window, select Disk Management.
SVITExperts : On the list of disks, do you see your Sony Vaio?
Customer: Yes I do see the hard drive listed
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Hello,

Please check this on your computer.

Click START and RIGHT CLICK on Computer and select Manage. On the new window, select Disk Management. On the list of disks, do you see your Sony Vaio?
Thanks,

Please right click on your Sony drive and select Change Drive Letter. Change to G and click Apply/OK. Check Computer. Does your Sony drive appear now?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
It won't let me change the drive letter from c to g
Freeman,

C is usually the MAIN hard drive. Please disconnect your External USB drive. Then connect it back. ON the list, do you see any other drive besides C?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
No, it never comes up e
When I do it
Thanks for your update.

We will need to test your USB drive with another computer. See if the other computer will recognize and see your USB drive.