I guess I’m still scared. I just realized now that a post was opened yesterday with a similar problem posted by anthonygpace sounds pretty similar anyway.. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Is this your drive, http: If you unplugged it without using the safe removal, it may have damaged the MFT. Cleveland, Ohio Local time:

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External Hard Drive not recognized

Having grandkids is God’s way of giving you a 2nd chance because you were too busy working your butt off the 1st time around Do not send me PMs with problems that should be posted in the forums. I suppose I must have corrupted something like, I don’t know, do ext hd’s have some kind of system partition or mbr? Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment.

I then realized that the drive was plugged in, unplugged it and then when I rebooted, the computer came up normally and the error message was gone. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. It’s little icon in the system tray also is there, and the computer does do it’s little bing-bing when it’s attached.


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All times are GMT I guess I’m still scared. If I missed it, then how bout just linking it to me in place of “search for it” since you have obviously searched for exrernal found the topic. You currently have javascript disabled.

Malware Removal Logs Forum. I’m comfortable with software but for some reason uncomfortable with computer hardware. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the dribe.

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I don’t know what else to include, but if any other info is needed just let me know. Started by lucyndahansenDec 20 I have been googling my head off and there have been some people who had the same problem and it turned out to be a hardware issue. Mark why won’t my laptop work?

Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Sign in anonymously Don’t add me to the active users list. Already have an account? Community Forum Software by IP. In the past, whenever I attached exhernal drive, it normally does immediately start searching through for Idon’tknowwhat, hearing the normal disk-reading-clickety-grindy sound with the circling magnifying glass.


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Using the site is easy and fun. Posted 20 December – Thanks in advance Tracy. Hi All, I have an external hard drive that worked fine until yesterday, when I effed it up. The time now is Virus Problem, Please Help.

Since then, the external disk is unreadable. Hey so firstly, I have spent about 5 hours searching drivd these and many other forums looking for some sort answer. I’m good with my computer – but I don’t touch the insides of things. Ask a question and give support.

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I can’t bear to lose the GB of stuff on this drive! I will wait for a reply here but also in the meantime I will try a few other programs for recovery software. Cleveland, Ohio Local time: Its a good place to start.