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Reply Joe January 7, 2017 at 3:23 pm Same have u managed to do it yet ? I'm an 81 yr old pensioner, I can't afford another external hard drive especially when it works well on Windows 7. What do I do now? It is a Microsoft bug ((.9% of the time. http://relite.org/hard-drive/how-to-access-all-of-hard-drive.php

After a 20-second rescan, my externals and my Hot-Swap Deck always appear. Click ok Reply Shivam on December 31, 2015 at 7:58 am Will my data safely return after these steps? Seagate site says no jumper is needed for this drive. However, none of this seems germane to my problem.

Cannot Access My External Hard Drive

As of now my whole hard drive is inaccessible except for few memory know as system memory. I followed your advice step by step and lost all of the files on my external drive, only THEN to see the warning that this would happen. Register now! This should happen automatically, but if you’ve manually unset the drive letter, the drive may not show up and be accessible in Windows.

  • I have tried using the cmd function to rename the drive but it gave me an error message related to the hd being FAT32.
  • Reply Nance December 11, 2016 at 10:13 pm If the volume is on, when I put something in the usb port, my windows pc makes a ka-thunk noise.
  • I can't access my hard drive!
  • This especially true in external drives TB and up.
  • I transferred the hard disk (Seagate 7200.10 Barracuda 80GB) to an older backup computer where I set it up as the slave drive.
  • Then I found your fix and I am so grateful at how easy the fix was.
  • I have critical data on this hard drive!
  • It's driving me crazy Reply Nance December 11, 2016 at 10:09 pm I did this, too, but say nothing different.
  • It used to be simpler to format c: /s (for system files for floppies & HD) Now stuff is more hidden.
  • I have checked the access permission setting and everything is fine.

Ask a new question Read More Hard Drives Western Digital Storage Related Resources Can't access my hard drive? I was able to swap the power supply with one from Seagate 3T and that was the problem for me. I still can see the hard drive in Disk Management but not in explorer. Can't Access External Hard Drive Windows 10 C.

Please remember to include the computer specifications, including power supply. 10-27-2007, 10:28 AM #9 shrimpman Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2007 Posts: 23 OS: XP Home Edition Can't Access Hard Drive Access Denied Hence why I am adding this comment. Have you tried our Partition Recovery Software? I don't know what to do.

Thanks mate and have a good new year. Can't Access External Hard Drive Mac I have a tiny little Sony flash drive 8 GB and you're instructions are the only one's that worked. Okay then I ment "thing" not "think" Reply walter r March 25, 2016 at 8:13 pm very useful. Boi May 26, 2016 at 4:22 am Hi, Thanks for your great idea But my External HDD memory is not show.

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I have had to go back to using an old laptop for the time being and need to get some of the work off the HDD. In Disk management you can see the device appear and the disappear every 30 seconds or so. Cannot Access My External Hard Drive kindly advise thank you muthu. Can't Access Internal Hard Drive Not visible, to either, or the hubby's computer?!

Then I found your site and followed your directions and bingo bango, she's runnin! have a peek at these guys I do happen to have a dead drive and if I plug a thumb drive or nano into it, nothing happens. Join Date: Jan 2007 Posts: 23,001 OS: Xp Hi, welcome to TSF. It shows up in the disk drive list, but not the disk mgmt. Can't Access External Hard Drive Windows 7

Please help me I don’t want to format my drive. When I inserted it into a PC, windows must've recognized it because I got an "updating drivers" message. Reply Pratham September 8, 2016 I have seen various articles such as Forums, Blogs, etc. check over here Reply Xander May 23, 2016 at 10:38 pm Cherry, I would recommend using chkdsk in Command Prompt as Admin and then using the following parameters on the drive: /f (fixes disk

If I could read the files I would back them up :-) the all the advice you give here is to wipe out the drive and use it somewhere else what Cannot Access External Hard Drive Parameter Is Incorrect I can't access my hard drive! You could try this: right click "computer" Left click "Manage" (brings you to computer management screen) Left click "Disk Management" - you should be able to see the disk with no

The options are there but the only thing I can click is Delete Volume.

drive equal or larger. Reply vsagar2000 November 1, 2015 at 8:19 am Hi Orville, when i connect my passport 1tb WD, its not showing the device under disk management. Reply Maria Jose March 10, 2016 at 12:49 am This was extremely helpful! Can't Access External Hard Drive Windows 8 Reply custodiokarlo May 27, 2016 at 8:13 am Thanks much!

If yes, then get the certificate used for encryption to open the file. Reply Sandy November 30, 2016 at 2:56 am What, where is "the Windows key"? Reply Scotty B December 20, 2015 at 9:41 pm Thank you so much!! this content Reply atp February 22, 2016 at 1:02 am BIG issues!

They can conflict with each other and cause problems. Tried the manufacturers utility program, tried to format it with Windows software....I tried everything and was at my wits end. Thanks! Good luck!!