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Reply Aishvarya November 29, 2016 at 10:56 pm Hi, I tried entering diskmgmt.msc into the run window, but that isn't opening up anything. It shows up in the disk drive list, but not the disk mgmt. If you can't access the files then check whether it shows up in 1. Ask a question and give support. Source

Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Is there any way i can repair it without formatting it? Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Wd Lifeguard by sonicdrive / May 23, 2014 2:33 PM PDT In reply to: Administrator You can download it and install from Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/285134-external-hdd-cant-open-but-can-partially-detected.html

My External Hard Drive Is Recognized But Won't Open

I have bought a new enclosure for the hd but the computer doesn’t recognize it as a hd. any suggestions? Unable to determine volume version and state. Really helped.

  • Hope this helps guys Happy Holidays

    Posted on 8:00 AM, December 12, 2012 sunil Said, Hi All!Need help in regard of Corrupted 1TB.I have 1TB WD HDD.
  • Reply Keith November 12, 2016 at 6:48 pm None of these steps work.
  • When I right in the pop up window I get file system as NTFS, but your screenshot above shows FAT32.
  • If it works in one USB port but not another, you may have a dead USB port Dead USB Port?
  • It used to be in F drive but now i see it in E drive (pops up and down) .
  • Thank you!
  • How to do ?
  • I lost years worth of photos because of this one step I did.
  • I went through your steps above to add access to the external hard drive from my work laptop which is a PC.
  • Reply Joshua Magee October 31, 2016 at 12:33 pm It was my fault for not reading the whole article first, but you may want to mention at the start of the

Much lv n respect max kudos! Answer This Ask For Clarification Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Denied access to external hard drive? If I click on Object Types, a window opens with Other objects, Built-In security principals, Groups, Users. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In My Computer LOL Reply Ren'z March 26, 2016 at 3:07 am Good information however you forgot to mention that it also could be the components between the usb port and the drive itself.

You can not post a blank message. External Hard Disk Detected But Not Opening I tried to access files today and can't. I called Microsoft and they said I'm probably gonna have to pay a geek! http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/external-drive-not-recognized-this-is-how-to-fix-it-in-windows/ And when I try to unplug the external HD the one window appear to format the HD, I try to format but can not.

No go. External Hard Drive Wont Open On Mac You can do system restore to 1 week ago which u didn't install the new software yet. Shouldn't it show up as a letter drive (e: drive, for example)? i tried various complex software and many others !!

External Hard Disk Detected But Not Opening

My guess is that my drive had suffered some sort of surge that had blown out the drive's internal USB adapter... http://ccm.net/forum/affich-721677-i-cant-open-my-external-hard-drive the Device Manager ( Any error message in Properties? ) 2. My External Hard Drive Is Recognized But Won't Open Thanks mate and have a good new year. How To Open External Hard Disk Without Formatting it worked :):)thank you sooooo much..

Posted on 12:50 PM, September 04, 2012 Anonymous Said, bro i got some problem with my external harddisk its name is prestigio racer

Note that this will erase all the files on your drive, so you’ll want to copy any important files off of it first — for example, if you formatted the drive this contact form And use the Windows snipping tool to get your screencapture as per the above Golden tutorial. This fixed my problem. Also delete the autorun.inf file in your USB drive. (Right click on it and delete file in WinRAR) Close WinRAR. External Hard Drive Recognized But Not Accessible

Everyone else kept saying the same thing that wasn't working. but i SERIOUSLY need all y information. The box is empty. have a peek here its the same problem of unplugging the usb.

Posted on 10:53 PM, November 26, 2011 ifash Said, I really want to thank you lot lot lot .......on my office

No formatting necessary. I Cant Open My External Hard Drive On Mac I believe the connection on the back of the external hd came loose while I was trying to open the photo file or download more pictures. Reply Dani November 1, 2016 at 5:18 pm My ext HDD is visible, but is not being detected.

it shows up in "my computer" but not opening solved i cant see my external hard disk on my computer as well as on disk management Windows Cant see My external

You might be able to recover your files with a data recovery program. i've tried chkdsk e: /f . Run WinRAR, navigate to the afflicted drive, click/double click on it to explore. Can't Open External Hard Drive Windows 10 CHSDSK aborted.'Here's the screenshot.http://img256.imageshack.us/img256/5851/44816793.jpgthanks

Posted on 11:47 AM, February 24, 2012 Anonymous Said, i had the same problem..but i have formatted my HDD already.

Not visible, to either, or the hubby's computer?! Reply Sol January 6, 2017 at 8:36 am Hi Tried this opened disk management, I don't have a windows key so used the "search programs and files" instead. Whej initializing disk, a VDS error message appears "The device is not ready". Check This Out This hard drive was working on both laptops just a few days ago and now...

Wd external hard drive showing in my computer but cant see capacity Computer can't see external hard drive solved cant see the option to open my external hard disk..but after removing I'm sure there are other options, but another OS is what really worked for me.