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i have a samung MP0302H external hard drive which uses a usb, it has a split cable which it uses for power ans connection, everytime i connect it to my computer, the makes the usb sound ocnnection but then when i try and look for the hard drive, the computer freezes and wont show me anything until i unplug it . i want to fix it because i require it in a few months.
a) Has the external HDD been formatted yet?
b.) Have you tried the external hard drive on another computer via USB
c) The external HDD could be corrupt, thus Windows not seeing it.
d) try a different cable/s