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Problems with USB-attached external hard drives


By Fred Langa

How drivers and Device Manager settings can determine Windows' level of access to external hard drives.

Plus: Whether it's better to upgrade to the latest version of Win10 or to original release; and how to resolve sign-in troubles including lost passwords in Win8/10.

The full text of this column is posted at windowssecrets.com/langalist-plus/problems-with-usb-attached-external-hard-drives/ (opens in a new window/tab).

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