Can't see external HD thru windows explorer.

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Subject: Can't see external HD thru windows explorer.
Posted by:  Mike M. (Mik…@discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009

I've just installed Win Server 2003 on my home PC, and I'm a newbie using it.
I plugged in a USB-type external drive into my machine, and it seems to be
installed properly.  Device manager says it's working, the "remove hardware"
tool in the systems tray sees it, but win explorer can't see the disk at all.
So I can't get a drive letter assigned to it, or access it at all.  Is there
some security setting on Server that is stopping this?  Any suggestions?

Thanks, Mike

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