Comp not reading external hard drive

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marksta200 - Mar 16, 2010 at 08:55 PM
xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 - Mar 16, 2010 at 10:23 PM
Hello,
my computer will not read my WD external hard drive after i copyed the songs from it to another comp. now it wont read it and wants me to reformat it. how do i get it to work again without reformating it?
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xpcman Posts 19530 Registration date Wednesday October 8, 2008 Status Contributor Last seen June 15, 2019 1,825
Mar 16, 2010 at 10:23 PM
If you disconnected the drive while it was still active then you may have damaged the control files on the disk. You can try this software

https://download.cnet.com/3001-2094_4-10962200.html?spi=44c52bbf87a60f186cd86aa27ae58ccf&part=dl-6285158

you should try the partition recovery wizard.

Good Luck
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