Home > External Hard > I Can See My HDD But Can't Open It

I Can See My HDD But Can't Open It

Contents

Reply Abdelghani January 3, 2016 at 11:50 pm Hello guy, Thank you very much! I realised after more googling a deep scan overnight might get more data. Click ok Reply Samson Oweka September 17, 2015 at 9:04 pm OK mine showed up already with step 1 but I don't get the part of formatting it...pls help me with I called Microsoft and they said I'm probably gonna have to pay a geek!

Thank you very much, the steps were really simple! So if yours does not offer Formatting options to choose, just run the Create Partition part, then right-click again on that new Partition and choose to Format it, then set options I have to copy that file to eg desktop and then attach in to the email. It is identified as Disk 2 and online. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/my-external-hard-drive-is-recognized-but-wont-open.76314/

My External Hard Drive Is Recognized But Won't Open

disable secure boot under the security tab. How to do ? Reply Keith November 12, 2016 at 6:48 pm None of these steps work. EVERYTHING is on here!!!

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. Reply Niknak February 14, 2016 at 11:43 pm I have just had this problem and through your simple and clear instructions I have been able to reclaim my HDD. Reply Krishanth February 3, 2016 at 4:16 am Thanks a lot mate. (Y) Reply Candy Ray February 2, 2016 at 3:06 am Update the device driver is also a workable solution. How To Open External Hard Disk Without Formatting The only two available options when right click are Properties and Help.

In the Permissions Management dialog box, select one user and click the "Full Control" 10. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In My Computer Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - 500Gb HD: 200Gb for Time Machine/300Gb for general use by Inverted_One / February 14, 2012 9:39 AM PST In reply to: Explain what Now, it won't run, and Disk Utility says that the Partition Type is Microsoft Reserved. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/289562-32-computer-disk-management YoungEngineer89 HQ 167 194 visningar 1:47 Fix: Hard Drive not visible in Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP - Längd: 3:17.

But, when I use a flash drive UFD using Windows PE, to attempt to capture an image, it does recognize the Portable or any other USB drive...in order to CAPTURE the External Hard Drive Not Detected Didnt work at first cause i didnt do a deep scan. I can see the drive, and it says working properly, but there's no way for me to open it, it seems thus far. Thumbs up Reply Psycho Elvis November 19, 2016 at 2:39 pm THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU.

External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In My Computer

I can see the drive under my devices, I can update the driver but when I try to access it, it does not exist on my computer.

The most likely cause that you don't see it is that it isn't formatted any more. My External Hard Drive Is Recognized But Won't Open To reformat a partition, right-click it, select Format, and select your desired file system. External Hard Disk Detected But Not Opening disable secure boot under the security tab.

Thanks! Right-click diskpart in the search results > click Run as administrator. 3. Look, here's the problem – sometimes, we find files not showing in external hard drive and then get anxious, being afraid of losing important files forever. I just needed to change the letter path on my external ssd after I reformatted it like 3 times for the computer to recognize it again. External Hard Drive Recognized But Not Accessible

Tek Overclocked 174 947 visningar 5:55 Lenovo New Y-Series Gaming line Hands-on [Ideapad Y700 & Ideacentre Y900] - Längd: 3:12. So the process you have mentioned here will format the Data inside the disk. Reply George February 13, 2016 at 7:54 am For me it worked. It was killing me !!!

Reply Max January 9, 2016 at 1:19 pm I was trying a Linux live OS and ended up accidentally installing it on an external HD, which led to the HD being External Hard Drive Not Showing Windows 10 Thank you for the help. Reply Sammy November 12, 2016 at 10:40 am i tried to do all of the steps to detect the drive but i still cant access it.

Cheers, Nick Reply Liz Edsell February 14, 2016 at 12:51 am I have an external HD we've been using on Macbooks only and had been named Time Machine back-ups.

Anyone have any ideas? This Is How to Fix It in Windows Windows External Drive Not Recognized? Report formermacuser- Dec 29, 2016 at 10:55 AM Thanks for these instructions. External Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Disk Management I think it is a Seagate problem.

Reply to smorizio m 0 l Best solution unksol a b D Laptop a b Ĉ ASUS October 21, 2013 10:28:54 PM Enable CSM. IM using windows but same problem. Could explain me as a layman.. When all options are set, let it run.

Please help me! I have bought a new enclosure for the hd but the computer doesn’t recognize it as a hd. my PC is able to recognize the hard drive as its showing a notification when i insert the disk but i can not see it in my computer ....Please help me