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  • Corrupt/unreadable hard drive Solved/Closed

    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...

    Slindores | Latest reply: mandovon Oct 21
    7 replies
  • Hard drive wont show up even in device manager or disk manager Solved/Closed

    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...

    mckmsha | Latest reply: Shreyans Sep 11
    17 replies
  • Can't transfer data from external hard drive Solved/Closed

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

    adamk1 | Latest reply: Peter Aug 18
    15 replies
  • Hard drive not detected on device manager after diskpart clean Solved/Closed

    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...

    twinlife | Latest reply: sA Nov 13, 2021
    4 replies
  • External drive very slow copying data to D: Solved/Closed

    Hello, My external drive is extremely slow copying music and data to my D: drive, the format of both the drives is ntfs, and my anti virus is not sca...

    wakantanka | Latest reply: msotelog Apr 23, 2020
    26 replies
  • Partition lost hard disk Solved/Closed

    I'm losing part of my hard disk how do I recover it ? How do I get all my information back?

    SDRedoy | Latest reply: HelpiOS Dec 8, 2019
    3 replies
  • One folder on external drive isn't accessible Solved/Closed

    Hello, My external hard-disk's one folder is not accessible. When I click that folder, one message box appears: H\SOFTWARE(a folder) is not accessi...

    sanjay | Latest reply: Nomo_8339 Oct 23, 2019
    29 replies
  • WD My Passport 1tb asking for format Solved/Closed

    Hello, When I connect hard drive to my PC then it shows just blank (H:) drive and address bar shows content loading. I wait more than 15 to 20 mins...

    Nikhil Telkar | Latest reply: Anonymous Jul 6, 2019
    30 replies
  • Disk drive not showing up Solved/Closed

    Hello, Can someone pls help me. Every time I insert a disk into my disk drive it dosent come up at all. Its like it doesnt exsiest at all. Because wh...

    Damian | Latest reply: John Jul 5, 2019
    97 replies
  • My hard drive partition not show up after I formatted my laptop Solved/Closed

    Hello, I have a formatted my laptop from win 8 to win 7 and I have 2 partition before that, after I successfully downgraded it my other partition ...

    Cory_102 | Latest reply: nathanwirth Jul 5, 2019
    5 replies
  • External Seagate hard drive is not showing files Solved/Closed

    Hi, My external 1TB Seagate hard drive is not showing any file or folder in it. However, it shows the space occupied by those files. And, it is no...

    tarun13.1997 | Latest reply: Antone Apr 16, 2019
    14 replies
  • File or directory is corrupt or unreadable Solved/Closed

    I have Portable HDD of 260GB, and I have made 3 partition in it. Drive Name are as follows; G: (Corrupted) H: (Corrupted) I: (Working) the pr...

    jamshed_kgn786 | Latest reply: FIninja Apr 3, 2019
    236 replies
  • Second hard drive not recognized Solved/Closed

    Hello, I had a hard drive failure and bought a new Segate SATA Internal Hard Drive. As you can see it works fine. But I cannot get my second Weste...

    Sabrina | Latest reply: ET Feb 28, 2019
    36 replies
  • Western digital 1TB external hard drive not recognized by PC Solved/Closed

    Hello, I have a WD 1TB external hard drive, supposed new without documentation. The light comes on and there are soft noises from within, but when...

    jazzed17 | Latest reply: Hassan7411 Feb 27, 2019
    12 replies
  • StoreJet Transcend Hard Drive cant be found in My Computer Solved/Closed

    Hello, I have a big problem with my hard drive right now which contains a lot of important things. Yesterday, it was working fine but when I plugged...

    Mariela | Latest reply: joby Feb 7, 2019
    6 replies
  • One partition of my hard drive disappeared Solved/Closed

    2 days before I installed windows 8 in place of windows 7. after that when I started my lapi again I found one partition of my hard drive not found. I...

    P K | Latest reply: ShamemAhmad Jan 23, 2019
    74 replies
  • Folders not showing in Seagate external hard drive Solved/Closed

    Hi, When I go to the properties tab it does show that I have several GB's of memory utilized, but no folders display, but if I type the path or addr...

    meltonmajor | Latest reply: hari Jan 11, 2019
    77 replies
  • "Empty" external hard drive Solved/Closed

    Hello, I have a LOT of files stored in my external hard drive, but for some reason, every time I try to access it, it says that my drive is empty....

    summer | Latest reply: Thanks Jan 9, 2019
    24 replies
  • My external hard drive now reads g instead f Solved/Closed

    Hello, yeah well I downloaded 2 games on to my external western digital harddrive WoW and Battleground Europe. I take my hard drive to my friends hous...

    Houston | Latest reply: dfds Jan 3, 2019
    26 replies
  • How to recover my data in external hard disk? Solved/Closed

    Hello, How can I open my folder in external hard disk? Thanks!

    AyeThuZarAung | Latest reply: ac3mark Jan 2, 2019
    1 reply
  • Unable to access files from 2nd hard drive Solved/Closed

    Hello, My friend’s computer only shows a blue screen with a "?" (question) mark when she boots it up. I took her hard drive (Western Digital SATA 2...

    mamagistri | Latest reply: SSd Dec 28, 2018
    15 replies
  • Dell mediadirect express cannot access your hard drive appears Solved/Closed

    cannot open my dell laptop the computer says: dell mediadirect express cannot access your hard drive. this may be because you have enabled Microsof...

    ntmathebula | Latest reply: Gbt Dec 6, 2018
    6 replies
  • Missing partition Solved/Closed

    Hello, Its an old forum but I have a issue with my window 7. My secondary active partition gone after mucking around with Partition magic and Sam...

    no_geek_comp... | Latest reply: no_geek_computer Jul 8, 2018
    3 replies
  • Diskette Drive 0 seek failure (error message) Solved/Closed

    Dell B110 Hello, About 4 mos ago my computer began to display this message "Diskette drive 0 seek failure" on a black screen at startup. When thi...

    azajewel | Latest reply: TechIlliterate Apr 7, 2018
    133 replies
  • 1TB external hard drive has 16MB of storage Solved/Closed

    So I was going to get my files copied over from my laptop to my NEW 1TB External Hard drive. When they tried moving some of my files over, which is le...

    Delta | Latest reply: Delta Apr 4, 2018
    3 replies
  • 2nd Sata hard drive not shown on my computer Solved/Closed

    Hello, I have had a WD 160GB SATA hard drive as my primary HD and I recently bought a Seagate 80GB SATA hard drive to use as a secondary storage sp...

    shawn | Latest reply: Kalevel Mar 30, 2018
    141 replies
  • Windows unable to complete disk drive format Solved/Closed

    hi, I have a problem with a disk drive. I can't format it. I receive en error "windows was unable to complete the format" what can I do?

    yyoo23 | Latest reply: Paschal Mar 21, 2018
    56 replies
  • External HDD not showing up in My Computer FIX Solved/Closed

    Hello, i found an simple yet not very talked about problem that i had with my HDD. so i tried to install windows on HDD, it failed obviously, and afte...

    juss967 | Latest reply: juss967 Mar 3, 2018
    2 replies
  • Western Digital is not recognized Solved/Closed

    Hello, hiya, my western digital works on my PC, but when I tried it on my ACER notebook it said " Drive :/F is not recognized." HELP plzSystem Config...

    abzy.P | Latest reply: yonghao Feb 19, 2018
    49 replies
  • "File or directory is corrupted and unreadable" Solved/Closed

    I have a Terabyte external hard drive that is filled to capacity with music, movies, pictures, accounts etc . All of a sudden it is no longer accessib...

    Jynxus | Latest reply: nahid Jan 10, 2018
    50 replies
  • Western Digital - My Passport not detected Solved/Closed

    Hello, My Western Digital is not getting detected which was working 1 week before. Suddenly this was not detected and following is happening a...

    Sri | Latest reply: Mumtaz Ali Dec 29, 2017
    10 replies
  • My Passport WD 1TB is not recognizing by PC,Laptop Solved/Closed

    Hello, When I was transfering data pc frezeed and extracted my passport wd harddrive while it was transfering file. Now it is not recognizing b...

    jeyhun | Latest reply: iiee Dec 19, 2017
    7 replies
  • Failing external hard drive Solved/Closed

    Hello all, I'm kinda freaking out at the moment. I have a WD elements 1tb external hard drive and it was working fine until a couple of days ago. I...

    Iwne | Latest reply: kieferschild Dec 18, 2017
    3 replies
  • Hard drive not read by PC anymore Solved/Closed

    I purchased a new seagate drive. It worked initially well at the first time. While I was taking a back up on it, accidentally I dropped it and it came...

    spdp123 | Latest reply: spdp123 Dec 13, 2017
    2 replies
  • WD hard drive not recognised Solved/Closed

    Hello, I think my WD external hard is corrupted. It shows under safely remove hardware and doesn't show under my computer. Under disk management i...

    Heather | Latest reply: nathanwirth Nov 28, 2017
    4 replies
  • WD Mybook not recognized Solved/Closed

    Hello, guys I'm suppose to ask a question but I am providing a solution to WD external hard drives at least for my book anyways, I've had my My Book f...

    Nurfed101 | Latest reply: Ambucias Nov 25, 2017
    1 reply
  • SATA HDD not detected while installing windows 7/ Windows 8 Solved/Closed

    Hello, I was using Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit. I wanted to use Fedora 32 Bit. This is why I installed it on my hard drive along with Windows 7. Af...

    trav | Latest reply: Sajjad Nov 22, 2017
    21 replies
  • Hard disk problem Solved/Closed

    Hello My pc while runing stop display and lcd goes off but desktop still on.. I cheked ..sound came from hard disk . Like.. tickkk..tiickkk... like ...

    bsmartest | Latest reply: bsmartest Nov 14, 2017
    3 replies
  • A single folder went missing from my external drive. Solved/Closed

    A big folder went missing from my HDD, right in front of my eyes and now I can't find it.All other small folders are still there. I have tried Recuva...

    shreydor | Latest reply: shreydor Nov 6, 2017
    2 replies
  • External USB hard drive doesn't show up in My Computer Solved/Closed

    Hello, My External USB Hard Drive doesn't show up in My Computer Win 7 64bit. I've just received my Western Element 2,5Tb today. When I first pl...

    AkemiHomura | Latest reply: Gajendra Oct 12, 2017
    14 replies
  • Unable to access files in USB hard disk drive Solved/Closed

    Hello, I am unable to access files in my USB HDD after a few minutes of operating it. If I try playing a movie, it will run smoothly for around 5 ...

    LGA | Latest reply: boy_baboy Oct 10, 2017
    20 replies
  • External Hard not detecting on My Computer or Disk Management Solved/Closed

    At first the external hard drive displayed on My Computer but couldn't access any files, so i used Command Prompt CHKDSK. The process took a while and...

    jamesvon | Latest reply: nathanwirth Oct 5, 2017
    2 replies
  • Hard drive doesn't work Solved/Closed

    Hello, i have a 250 hard drive i was using in my laptop(SATA) and i removed it and put it in my desktop and all i get is sound i dont know what to...

    dirane_ | Latest reply: dirane_ Sep 13, 2017
    3 replies
  • Can't see full USB Hard Disk Solved/Closed

    Hello, I have an external USB disk, 500 GB in size. Yesterday I tried to format the disk. During the process I got a "blocked disk" message but im...

    Sergio | Latest reply: RolandJS Aug 31, 2017
    8 replies
  • How to find your missing files on External drive Solved/Closed

    After Googling for 3 days without success THIS worked for me: Open Start and typing CMD to open Command Prompt Window; Type “chkdsk g:/f” (if the...

    JohnEltin | Latest reply: Ambucias Aug 12, 2017
    1 reply
  • WD Elements 2 TB not recognized in Windows 7/10 Solved/Closed

    Hello guys, I am at my wits end, searching and finding a solution to this never ending problem. I have a WD 2 TB Elements drive, which worked...

    rvipinkumar | Latest reply: Ambucias Aug 4, 2017
    5 replies
  • How to display external USB on computer? Solved/Closed

    Hello, I would like to open up this previously solved topic again as I am having the same problem on Windows 7 with a Samsung 500 GB External USB ...

    Anton179 | Latest reply: Checkpoint_101 Jul 17, 2017
    42 replies
  • Can't open USB flash disk Solved/Closed

    Hello, I got a problem, when I plug my USB flash disk, it says "USB Devire Not recognized", it does apply to all USB flash disk, but I can use the po...

    PiNK_BuNNy | Latest reply: uuuiu80 Jul 6, 2017
    36 replies
  • Hard drive dont show in Window 10 64bit Solved/Closed

    Dear Sir/Madam, Please give me some advice of my question. Now, I will be lose my data on my hard drive, WD Elements, Thailand brand, 1TB. In my desk...

    susumon | Latest reply: susumon Jun 30, 2017
    2 replies
  • Recover hidden data from external hard disk Solved/Closed

    Hello, Hello, I have so many movies, files, folders & musics in my external hard disk . Due to some virus or something I don't know when I o...

    Aman | Latest reply: nanaa Jun 21, 2017
    11 replies