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adnan - Apr 22, 2015 at 08:00 AM
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- Apr 23, 2015 at 01:10 AM
Hello,
dear sir i need help i m using window 8..so i connect my external hard drive bt i cant create new folder and copy paste file..plz give me instruction.....

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Apr 22, 2015 at 08:05 AM
Did you double click or right click and open your external hard drive?
Are there any files already there?

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yes every thing open..all my data showing..bt when ever i want to copy new data to external hard drive from my pc it does not copy or paste and cant create folder in enteranl hard drive.msg occure
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Apr 23, 2015 at 01:10 AM
Most likely there is a problematic file, or problematic portion of the disk that is causing this error then. i would suggest running a chkdsk on the machine, which might fix a problematic file issue. And MIGHT be able to correct a minor disk error.

How to run Chkdsk from My Computer or from Windows Explorer

Double-click My Computer, and then right-click the hard disk that you want to check.
Click Properties, and then click Tools.
Under Error-checking, click Check Now. A dialog box that shows the Check disk options is displayed,
Use one of the following procedures:
To run Chkdsk in read-only mode, click Start.

To repair errors without scanning the volume for bad sectors, select the Automatically fix file system errors check box, and then click Start.

To repair errors, locate bad sectors, and recover readable information, select the Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors check box, and then click Start. Note If one or more of the files on the hard disk are open, you will receive the following message:

The disk check could not be performed because the disk check utility needs exclusive access to some Windows files on the disk. These files can be accessed by restarting Windows. Do you want to schedule the disk check to occur the next time you restart the computer?

Click Yes to schedule the disk check, and then restart your computer to start the disk check.

I would recommend Running it to repair errors and locate bad sectors in this case.
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