Welcome to our peer-to-peer forums, where owners help owners. Need help now? Visit eSupport here.

English Community

ThinkPad TabletsThinkPad Tablets
All Forum Topics
Options

59 Posts

08-19-2011

Chicago

36 Signins

179 Page Views

  • Posts: 59
  • Registered: ‎08-19-2011
  • Location: Chicago
  • Views: 179
  • Message 1 of 5

Not recognizing USB disk drive

2015-06-21, 17:53 PM

ThinkPad Tablet 2

Win 8.1

 

I am trying to attach an external USB drive to complete a system image backup. When I plug it in, I do not see it in "This PC" .WHhn I go to device management, I see it as disk1 that is not recognized and needs to be initialized as MBR or GPT. This di k is used by multiple systems as a transfer device. I plugged it in on another win 8.1 syste (desktop) and it opened just fine.

 

What do I have to do to get the tablet to recognize it ( the same thing happens when I plug in a USB CD_ROM).

 

THX
John

Reply
Answer
Options

136 Posts

01-19-2013

Denmark

1392 Signins

15107 Page Views

  • Posts: 136
  • Registered: ‎01-19-2013
  • Location: Denmark
  • Views: 15107

Re: Not recognizing USB disk drive

2015-06-22, 14:37 PM

This has been addressed earlier in this forum. The TPT2 does not provide sufficient power for external drives that requires more than 500mW output.

You need a drive with an external power supply.

Slàinte
Mick
Reply

Replies(4)
Answer
Options

136 Posts

01-19-2013

Denmark

1392 Signins

15107 Page Views

  • Posts: 136
  • Registered: ‎01-19-2013
  • Location: Denmark
  • Views: 15107
  • Message 2 of 5

Re: Not recognizing USB disk drive

2015-06-22, 14:37 PM

This has been addressed earlier in this forum. The TPT2 does not provide sufficient power for external drives that requires more than 500mW output.

You need a drive with an external power supply.

Slàinte
Mick

0 person found this solution to be helpful.

This helped me too

Reply
Options

59 Posts

08-19-2011

Chicago

36 Signins

179 Page Views

  • Posts: 59
  • Registered: ‎08-19-2011
  • Location: Chicago
  • Views: 179
  • Message 3 of 5

Re: Not recognizing USB disk drive

2015-06-23, 19:49 PM

Thanks for the response. I checked Google first to see if there was any postings.

Reply
Options

8 Posts

01-05-2016

Sri lanka

9 Signins

72 Page Views

  • Posts: 8
  • Registered: ‎01-05-2016
  • Location: Sri lanka
  • Views: 72
  • Message 4 of 5

Re: Not recognizing USB disk drive

2016-01-06, 1:55 AM

You can fix it. check this beforUSB Device not recognized

Reply
Options

8 Posts

01-05-2016

Sri lanka

9 Signins

72 Page Views

  • Posts: 8
  • Registered: ‎01-05-2016
  • Location: Sri lanka
  • Views: 72
  • Message 5 of 5

Re: Not recognizing USB disk drive

2016-01-07, 15:37 PM

actually this is simple error msg, you can solve this error - 

USB Device not recognized

Reply
Forum Home

Community Guidelines

Please review our Guidelines before posting.

Learn More

Check out current deals!

Go Shop
X

Save

X

Delete

X

No, I don’t want to share ideas Yes, I agree to these terms