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Reply Brian Hix December 20, 2016 at 2:00 am THIS WORKED...! The enclosure is a no name brand, is it best if I get a trusted brand? If your external hard drive is more than 2TB it is probably formatted in GPT instead of standard MBR, which cannot be read by 32bit Operating Systems such as WIndows XP. It won't show up on Device Manager/Disk Management either. Source

At first it wouldnt recognize the SSD, so I unplugged the other two drive to load the OS. It is still turning. In ME, 2000 and XP, I just plug it in.Your attempts to use the driver CD may have flummoxed the works which is why you need to see if the unit In the event that the backup boot sector is also bad then choose REBUILD BS. why not find out more

How To Fix External Hard Drive Without Formatting

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  • But I cannot see the external drive any more (after restart too).
  • I have an old post outlining this process at http://html5.litten.com/windows-file-recovery-series-part-4-recover-files-from-a-bad-hard-drive/ but the the LiveCD that I use in it to make the image (PartedMagic) is no longer free so you would
  • Got myself a new 2.5" SSD as external for my laptop, with the intent of putting files from my pc and be able to use them out and about, but couldn't
  • God bless you!
  • admin • September 26th, 2014 at 7:37 pm Hi Anacleto Look in the folder where testdisk_win.exe is, you should see a file called testdisk.log (or maybe just testdisk if extensions are
  • Breakthrough.
  • However it is very tedious job and I do not have another place where to put existing 600 GB of data.
  • Thanks -------------------------correct format is:diskpartlist diskselect disk # (where # is the number of the external drive)cleancreate partition primarylist volumeselect volume #(where # is the number of the external drive)assignexit***rock n roll!!!*

Read More and will need to be replaced. Helps you choose the best method for recovering all of the data from the drive. The pictures of the repair process below are from the actual repair of this drive. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management The Drive D just suddenly turned RAW and I couldn't access it anymore.

Try this - Dauer: 8:36 greatestunknown 1.327.544 Aufrufe 8:36 Dead Hard Drive? External Hard Disk Not Detected Any other idea? Load your computer up, assuming you have Windows XP already and a working internal drive, because this is about fixing your external drive.

Reply Yash Aggarwal June 18, 2016 at 2:05 pm Thanks it work ...but only problem come that i have to format the drive and lose my all nesscary data Reply Akilesh

please help. External Hard Drive Not Showing In Disk Management I've putzed with this damned drive for a couple days now. The drive that I cannot open, is the one with my Windows programme on. Be aware that this can take a very long time to run.

External Hard Disk Not Detected

First I would run chkdsk on it with the /r option (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CHKDSK ).If that doesn't work open the command prompt window and use diskpart ( http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc770877%28v=ws.10%29.aspx ):type these commands one Linus Tech Tips - Dauer: 6:10 LinusTechTips 354.753 Aufrufe 6:10 how to fix a hard drive (and get your data off) - Dauer: 7:17 Matt 1.213.657 Aufrufe 7:17 WD My Passport How To Fix External Hard Drive Without Formatting Thank you! External Hard Drive Not Showing Reply Rismint April 20, 2016 at 2:15 pm I also want to note that I'm not really tech savvie besides looking things up on pages like these, and English is not

Then click the round button and choose S.M.A.R.T. this contact form I did the quick search on my Seagate 1TB and was able to find all my files but when I tried to use to WRITE function it asked me to reboot. or how do I uninstall the drivers if it keeps freezing? It has been well over a year since last updating my post on ‘Recovering an external hard drive that has suddenly become RAW' and there have been some significant changes. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows 10

Nathaniel • September 25th, 2014 at 6:53 am Hello, i have the same problem that you described, but with an internal HDD (WD Blue 1TB). Jay • September 20th, 2014 at 3:34 pm Yikes …I got lost there. I removed it and connected to my laptop as an external drive with USB cable. http://hcsprogramming.com/external-hard/recover-data-from-external-hard-drive.php Proffitt Forum moderator / December 10, 2003 1:13 AM PST In reply to: Re:Re:Re:Re:Problems with an external hard drive!

If the backup boot sector is good (as in this case) simply choose BACKUP BS and press enter. Usb Drive Not Showing Up Windows 7 I don't know unless I read every post. James Andy • October 15th, 2014 at 9:22 am Thanks a lot for this article but I am having problems like several others above.

admin • October 5th, 2014 at 3:46 pm Hi James and Christie You can both try HDDScan http://hddscan.com/ Run it and select your drive from the dropdown list.

Fingers crossed* Luca Baggio • September 25th, 2014 at 2:02 am MArvellous! Reply Rismint April 20, 2016 at 2:13 pm I have a brand new BTO laptop, the usb ports aren't dead, the drive itself ís on, but the laptop doesn't recognise the Just what I was looking for. Usb Not Showing Up The external enclosure is using a usb cord, the hard drive just connects into the enclosure.

although the software found the HDD, and it said that the structure is ok. James Nathaniel • September 25th, 2014 at 9:09 pm Hello James, I have tried the software that you recommended(Recuva) but no succes. Learn more You're viewing YouTube in German. Check This Out data indicate bad sectors and did it pass the SHORT SELF TEST ?