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by fmitchelltx01 / May 20, 2014 10:42 AM PDT For some reason I can't access the files on my WD Elements external Hard drive. Reply Mushtaq January 8, 2016 at 5:51 am Hi, did as suggested and worked a treat for me. What should I do? Hawaii Opinion Editorials Letters Op-Eds Kate Riley Mark Higgins Brier Dudley Jonathan Martin Thanh Tan Blanca Torres Columnists Nicole Brodeur FYI Guy Mary Ann Gwinn Ron Judd Jerry Large Seattle Sketcher http://magicnewspaper.com/external-hard/unable-to-access-wd-ext-hd.html

Reply mark August 28, 2016 at 4:48 pm i also have problem with my external drive(buffalo hd-pntu3).instead that my computer will read the external hard drive is being read as cr She uses this drive mainly for storage, but sometimes she does editing from it directly, I honestly didn't think it would fail this soon into it's lifespan with the amount of Google "GPT versus MBR" and there are many articles on the subject. anyone can help?

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It was still analyzing after almost 24hrs when I heard a recurrent and loud ticking noise from the hdd. Right-click on the folder and select "Properties" 2. I was able to swap the power supply with one from Seagate 3T and that was the problem for me. First, if you have another computer available, try connecting the drive to that computer.

It's nice to know I am not the only one with this issue. it was preformatted to FAT32 system. Thanks again. Cannot Access External Hard Drive Parameter Is Incorrect I'm not connected to the internet though, would that make a difference for update driver?

smh! Unfortunately i didn't try recuva but you could give it a shot http://www.piriform.com/recuva/downloadI have SpinRite and all it did was correct some errors, but it did not fix the drive to is there another way of saving the info on this drive ? But, as I said, under a name that it didn't have before Time Machine re-formatted it.

It doesn't matter which of the three USB ports I use the device is not recognized as it should be according to your instructions regarding disc management. Can't Access External Hard Drive Windows 8 Hope this helps! Get the answer John_VanKirkOct 1, 2012, 10:55 PM Hi Randi,The WD passport is recognized by the Win-7 OS.What does Gjelder ikke mean? thank you Lynn Reply jacob bohnenkamp June 23, 2016 at 12:02 am i had my drive working the way i wanted it working but our power went out and was unable

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How can I get around that?Thanks Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) All Answers Collapse - Answer At the top of this forum are ideas. Theres a lot out there. Can't Access External Hard Drive Windows 10 Reply Scott Brown November 18, 2015 at 10:25 am My Win 7 is refusing to accept any USB thumb drives. Can't Access External Hard Drive Mac If your drive is partitioned and you still can’t see it, ensure you’ve set a drive letter so you can access it in Windows.

recovered all to a new usb drive i bought and back in business. this Please, someone out there help me!! thanks hope you can tell me the answer. However, I could see it in the device manager so it was kind of strange. I Cant Access My External Hard Drive

Thanks mate and have a good new year. Breakthrough. Can't access external hard drive after improper eject Before I start, please in bear in mind that I just bought my Mac 3 days ago, am a TOTALLY new Mac user recommended you read Click the Security tab. 5.

What may be the problem? External Hard Drive Access Denied Windows 10 Do this for all users 11. Then this morning, flashing lights once again (after sleep mode engaged).

Also the current PC works with different flash drives (1GB and 16 GB) in the """front USB""" well in windows XP but the extHDD won't work on front USB.

Craigy-lif4hacker. Custom-curated news highlights, delivered weekday mornings. Based on the list that you had referred me to chrisd87, the ticking upon startup sounds like a bad preamplifier chip while the ticking during file analysis sounds more like unstable Can't Access Files On External Hard Drive Windows 10 The only options that are showing when rigjt clicking are initialize disk, offline, properties, help.

I don't want to format it as it contains extremely important data. Click the button Advanced. 6. Thanks for signing up! go to this web-site Heres how i fixed mine just today after a week of trying everything.

I still can see the hard drive in Disk Management but not in explorer. I still can't access my files. Fixed it in literally 5 minutes following you're detailed instructions. all of them with Windows 7, both 32 and 64 bits.

Reply Karla June 29, 2016 at 4:47 pm OMG you saved my bacon. HELP........ Reply Jennifer Street January 9, 2016 at 8:33 am My hard drive says not initialized and unallocated. There was the USB plug where the wire plugs in and several pins on either side of it.3) So even though I'm able to see the folders and files with Active

Mar 30, 2009 8:51 AM in response to oleander86 Level 9 (56,120 points) Mar 30, 2009 8:51 AM in response to oleander86 sounds like a failed drive. The pickle now is: I am unable to access it. In my case i just reformatted it because i had a backup of the data. I mean really dumb here.

solved Can’t access my external hard drive solved Can't access folders via Mac on Verbatim 1TB External Hard Drive solved Can't access my Seagate Backup Plus External Hard Drive. I am having the same problem, I CAN'T GET A STRAIGHT ANSWER ON HOW TO COPY THE FILES I NEED OFF THE DISK?!?!?!! Didnt work at first cause i didnt do a deep scan. Interestingly when used with my TV, it was still able to read the file, but my laptop (Windows 10) could not.

After contacting seagate they said it was a warranty prob and i could return it. and did you set it up with a GPT partition style initially?Also, on this computer, go to Disk Management (right click My Computer, Manage, in the lower left of Computer management, I tried to look up how to reformat it, but realized it was going to delete my files.