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Samsung g3 station external hard drive 1.5tb

1.5TB G3 station external hard drive powering on but not doing anything, not evening showing on pc, white light just stay on, what can I do to solve t...


My lenovo g500s has a boot problem when i am trying to turn

Hello, My Lexicon G500s is not working something has been damaged and when I tried to turn on it I would be on but a screen will appear in front with ...


Toshiba external hard drive not showing on my computers

Toshiba external Hard drive (USB 3.0; 500GB) not showing on my computers but its blue light is on. It is also showing in the printers and devices und...

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Water-damaged wd mybook studio edition ii quad interface 6tb

Hello, this is my 1st post and the reason why I joined. I have a water-damaged hard drive 6TB that had water on-or-in it for 1 day and then I dried it...

2 replies Last reply on 6 Feb by

How to store hdd safely


Does the DVD burner drive have a magnet If I store an HDD next to a 3 unit DVD drive, will the DVD drive's magnet generate badblocks and delete files ...

1 reply Last reply on 17 Nov 2023 by

Are my hard drives healthy and genuine?


Hello, This two 1TB HDDs is good or bad for some storage files?

23 replies Last reply on 8 Nov 2023 by

Best software to test hdd health


Hello, What best software to test external HDD search badblocks and errors?​​​​​​​

8 replies Last reply on 26 Oct 2023 by

Doubts about my hard disk bought on aliexpress


Hello, My brother bought an external HDD (closed case + notebook HDD) on aliexpress but he thinks this HDD is used but he opened SMART or some HDD pr...

7 replies Last reply on 25 Oct 2023 by

Transcend external hd not detected

Hello, I can hear my transcend hard disk spinning but the blue light that normally flickers as it connects wont show up. Also, It is not being detect...


Getting a drive detected in this pc

In my x32Win10ProV22H2, I have SSDs that are connected via SATA ports, but whose power can be switched on (and off) as required. The BIOS has been set...

12 replies Last reply on 24 Aug 2023 by

Corrupt/unreadable hard drive


My WD Elements hard drive is corrupt or unreadable and I would love a solution. Anyone have any tips to solve this problem at home? When I plug the h...

9 replies Last reply on 26 May 2023 by

Undetected hard drive

My transcend external hard drive is not dectatable  even as the light is on. The drive was working perfectly until yesterday when it was not detected ...

1 reply Last reply on 8 May 2023 by

Hd won't mount after deleting contents of desktop folder ?

Hello, The title is a bit misleading.   I'll try to keep it short and to the point.  Have a laptop ( Windows 10 OS ) with blue screen syndrome due t...

1 reply Last reply on 6 May 2023 by

Hard disk light on but not working

Hello, I have been using this Transcend external hard disk drive however last night it wouldn’t open, the light is turned on and not blinking and als...

2 replies Last reply on 13 Feb 2023 by

Not your average hard drive problem...

Hello, I have a Seagate Barracuda 2TB HDD that is technically working fine, but it is running some kind of internal process that takes up 100% of its...

1 reply Last reply on 9 Jan 2023 by

Can i find my stolen wb passport external hard drive?


Hello, I am looking for my stolen WB Passport external hard drive

2 replies Last reply on 5 Jan 2023 by

To recover hidden file by the win mend folder hidden

Hello, sir. i am using win mend folder hidden software it is good software but recently i get some problem i cant see any files in software w...

5 replies Last reply on 13 Sep 2022 by

Hard drive wont show up even in device manager or disk manager


I've used this hard drive everyday and stored my files there. Unfortunately, it's not appearing in my computer but the blue LED lights up and I can he...

17 replies Last reply on 11 Sep 2022 by

Can't transfer data from external hard drive


Hi, I recently started having problems with my external hard drive (Seagate Expansion 1TB), after 2-3 years of flawless performance. It started off...

15 replies Last reply on 18 Aug 2022 by

Toshiba external hard drive suddenly stopped functioning

Hello, I have a Toshiba Canvio Basic 1TB external hard drive. I'm an aspiring game developer/artist and I have several years' worth of work on it. ...

3 replies Last reply on 17 Aug 2022 by

Problem with a hp envy hard drive

Hi, I have a 2017 HP 17 Envy, recently the computer crashed after upgrading to Win 11 and I have tried various ways to get it to work, I got " Critica...

3 replies Last reply on 17 Aug 2022 by

Ssd & hdd internal hd on imac

Hello all, I have an SSD120 which is the start up HD and an internal 1TB HDD. I use Logic Pro and a LOT of plug ins but I need Logic to read the plug...

1 reply Last reply on 11 Aug 2022 by

Wd mybook locked out,forgot pssd

Hello, I have a WD MYBOOK Essential 4t purchased back in 2009.Used for many years and still is functioning w/o problem. It has been 2 years since...

1 reply Last reply on 10 Jun 2022 by

Wd my passport wireless pro. this has never connected to wifi

Hello, This device has bever connected to wifi. Nor has it ever given a wifi signal for other devices to connect to. This is a $250 paperweight. ...

1 reply Last reply on 25 May 2022 by

My wd hdd lights up, fans spin

Hello, My WD HDD lights up, fans spin, but doesnt show up in device manager. I have some important work stuff in it. So would be nice if I got ...

3 replies Last reply on 12 Apr 2022 by

Unlock external hard drive, lost password. trying not to loose files

I forgot my external hard drive password. Is there any way to unlock it with out erasing it. Don't want to loose the files.

2 replies Last reply on 12 Apr 2022 by

My 20 gb folder is suddenly dissapper

My 20 Gb Folder Is Suddenly DIssappear i have checked the hidden file folder it's not there and and i have checked all the folder it' not been moved o...

1 reply Last reply on 10 Mar 2022 by

Clean up c drive

Hello... I am using windows 10 pro, sometimes I follow that my PC's C drives are full but I don't install any software, Is it the cause to slow down ...

2 replies Last reply on 25 Feb 2022 by

I forgot the hdd password what do i do

Hello, Toshiba U400- 10J

4 replies Last reply on 25 Feb 2022 by

Toshiba hdd blue light stays on not blinking and it goes off

Hello, Pls my Toshiba 1TB external hard drive the blue light stays for a while and goes off but the drive still spins pls can anyone help cos I have...

2 replies Last reply on 14 Feb 2022 by

Red light on my western digital my cloud nas drive

Hello, I was wondering if anyone would be able to let me know how I might be able to extract the information from this drive. I can hear the disc is ...

1 reply Last reply on 19 Jan 2022 by

No hard drive detected after diskpart clean- list disk: none

Hello, I just used Disk Part, cleaned HDD to rid bitlocker and recovery issue (no key). I'm attempting to install Windows 10 on my system, now the...

2 replies Last reply on 29 Dec 2022 by

Partitions hidden

Hello, please , i have a hard disk does not show partitions , even in formatting

6 replies Last reply on 28 Dec 2022 by

Hard drive not detected on device manager after diskpart clean


Hiya I messing around with the partition on my hard drive due to error else where. Thats when I borrowed a clean 1TB external hard drive to use as a r...

4 replies Last reply on 13 Nov 2021 by

Wd 1tb my passport not showing any files on mac

Hello, My 1 TB WD external drive was working fine, and I plugged it in today and no files are showing up. Disk utility shows that there is still t...

8 replies Last reply on 12 Nov 2021 by

Hard disk showing empty memoy space and empty folder

My extension hard disk showing folder empty and shows empty memory space. Please I need urgent help

4 replies Last reply on 6 Oct 2021 by

Blue light blinking every second

Hello, My Toshiba external harddisk light blinking every second Is the harddisk is well or not(any problem)

2 replies Last reply on 23 Aug 2021 by

Diskpart -> list disk-> size of disk 0 bytes(internal hardisk actual size

Hello, I am not able to see internal harddisk when i do list disk in diskpart. please help.

1 reply Last reply on 29 Jul 2021 by

Hard drive boot failure

My bios detect the the hard drive on my Optiplex machine but when it runs it says no bookable device is found.

2 replies Last reply on 26 Jun 2021 by

Hard drive issue

My one Tb Transcend hard drive just stopped working. When I plugged it on my PC, it vibrate and the light indicator shows up but not recognized on the...

4 replies Last reply on 12 May 2021 by

Wd passport

hey guys. my wd passport isnt wanting to read due to malfunction. what originally happened was i was stupid, and i didnt even think about safely eject...

1 reply Last reply on 3 May 2021 by

Harddrive damage??

My storejet 25M3 hard drive isnt detecting even in disk management window what do I do

1 reply Last reply on 30 Apr 2021 by

Error of local disk format

Hello, when ever i open my local disk e it ask me to format my disk e but when i click on format disk it restarts the computer and says something went...

1 reply Last reply on 30 Mar 2021 by


Hello, I recently went to collect data at friends pc which runs the system on SSD but when I connect to my pc which has no SSD the files don't show

1 reply Last reply on 29 Mar 2021 by
David Webb  

I loose my data from my 4 tb seagate external hard disk, please help

So the thing is, I am trying to reinstall windows on my pc. While all of my 5-6 external hard drives are connected to the pc. And windows installation...

1 reply Last reply on 1 Mar 2021 by
David Webb  

Wd external 1tb

Hello, have a issue with my external keep on asking to format. When i do that it does not complete the format due to corrupt file or system driver not...

1 reply Last reply on 24 Feb 2021 by

Show hidden files from hard disk

Hello, I’m not able see some of my files from external hard disk which are actually present there.please help out of this problem

4 replies Last reply on 10 Feb 2021 by

External passport unlocked, cannot access drive contents

Happy New Year, everyone. I have a WD PASSPORT FOR MAC. I unlocked the drive but cannot access the drive contents. I have tried entering different pas...

1 reply Last reply on 4 Jan 2021 by
David Webb  

Hdd not detecting while windows setup

Hello, My core 2 duo desktop HDD shown in BIOS only, not showing windows setup, how to resolve this issue pl advice

1 reply Last reply on 27 Dec 2021 by

My external hard drive showing i/o error because i copied big data in it

Hello, I copied a big data collection on my external hard drive, so now it is not working. Probably data has removed its software to work for I/O. ...

1 reply Last reply on 27 Dec 2021 by
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