External harddrive data not shown

 Hiranya -

i have an external hard drive of WD 500GB. when i connect it with my PC, the drive detect but could not open, it needs formatting. i tried with PC Inspector to recover the data, it works but take a huge time. is there any short way to recover my data?

1 reply

Dear Sir,

Please get it connected instead of the CD Rom drive for it to be detected.

Thank you.
now i'm using firewire 4/6 cable with my Dell laptop, i can't connect it with CD Rom drive.