External Hard Drive not showing up or detected in Windows 10

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  1. Tawonga Alison Chidaya

    i have a seagate external hard drive which has stopped appearing
    when plugged in on laptop but when plugged into Smart TV it appears

  2. Anthony

    Try ti change the file system. If from NTFS, try using FAT32 or vice versa until both your laptop and smart tv can see it.

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