External Hard drive suddenly stopped working

December 2016




IF YOUR HARD DRIVE WAS WORKING BEFORE AND ALL OF A SUDDEN IT STOPPED BEING DETECTED... YOU NEED DATA RECOVERY SERVICE LIKE THE ONE LISTED BELOW...

IF THIS IS A NEW HARD DRIVE AND YOU'RE TRYING TO FORMAT IT FOR USE,,,
THEN TRY THIS:
  • 1. RIGHT CLICK ON "MY COMPUTER", AND CLICK ON "MANAGE"
  • 2. WHEN "COMPUTER MANAGEMENT" POPS UP, CLICK ON --> "DISK MANAGEMENT" ON THE LEFT pane.


--->> DO NOT DO THE WIZARD CUZ THAT MIGHT DEFAULT TO NTFS....!!!
  • 3. Right Click on the Disk that's your External Drive (that you want to Partition and Format to FAT32)

-->CAREFULL YOU DONT CHOOSE THE WRONG ONE CUZ THAT WILL DESTROY THE CONTENTS AND YOU'LL HAVE A BIGGER HEAD ACHE ON YOUR HANDS.
  • 4. MARK PARTITION AS ACTIVE
  • 5. FORMAT to FAT32 (BTW, Don’t make it a Dynamic Drive, that’s for RAID use)


http://www.EpicDataRecovery.com

Good luck

Thanks to NickNYC for this tip on the forum.

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