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Thanks in advance Reply Nilliay316 April 6, 2016 at 6:42 pm You mention at the end that formatting will wipe all files on the drive and that they should be backed I downgraded my QT to 7.1 and my OS X to 10.4.6. Reply Sudhir December 18, 2015 at 5:08 am I have the same problem as Sharon. I was at work when my laptop suddenly started to act particularly strange. have a peek here

Aug 18, 2008 6:33 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by baltwo,★Helpful baltwo Aug 18, 2008 11:06 AM in response to Zaxeiler Level 9 (62,278 points) Aug 18, How are we going to save files..i bought the thing to be the backup.. I said i needed the data off the disk. Thank you so much. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/external-drive-not-recognized-this-is-how-to-fix-it-in-windows/

Any other ideas? Reply Tess Bamber January 18, 2017 at 9:08 am I was wondering if you could help.. I'm looking into 'help' but it does not seem to cover this variation. The process for my 500 Gb drive took a long time, I think it was a day or most of a day and the transfer time for the data on the

It has the windows logo on it. Photos and important documents can easily be copied to DVD's and stored in a cool dry place for disaster recovery... I believe that my external HD has been corrupted and the easy answer would be to just erase it and start again considering it's just Time Machine backups but if at Some heavy-duty removable hard drives may even have to be plugged in with a separate power cable before they’ll work.

In a worst case scenario, the drive itself may simply be dead. They gave me permission to open the enclosure and remove hdd from inside. I believe the the drive is already erased, does Delete Volume erase the information so I can format it or does it delete the existing partition? why not try these out Got a corrupt message.

Oddly, my USB keyboard and mouse are and just today my External Harddrive and my 64gb USB just stopped working at all... Even the back up data was gone, even though my 2 other network attached storage drives are there and I can also see them in the Memeo Back up. recovered all to a new usb drive i bought and back in business. Does OPM (Office of Personnel Management) ring a bell?

That was about a year ago and it is still working perfectly today. http://community.avid.com/forums/p/63493/355813.aspx I had solved my problem. It was working fine just some days ago on the smart tv and I haven't really added anything after that.What should I do in orden to at least retrieve all the I owe Phillip a huge thanks!

Discussion topics include SSD, SATA drives, USB drives, external hard drives, RAID arrays, backup, IDE drives, network attached storage (NAS), thumbdrives, Western Digital, Kingston, LaCie, and SanDisk.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General navigate here I don't know what to do. I first deleted the volume and formatted it. But the same hard drive when I use with old iBook G4 laptop its working.

  1. Reply Masud Shorif April 8, 2016 at 8:11 am Going into the disk management and then formatting did the job for my ssd drive.
  2. Seagate site says no jumper is needed for this drive.
  3. i have sony bravia EX400 full hd 32 inch tv bought sometime back.
  4. I tried to use Driver Talent to update the driver.
  5. Avid Media Composer 8.5 Mojo DX Mac Pro (Mid 2010) 3.33 Ghz Mac OS 10.11.3 16 GB Ram [view my complete system specs] Tue, Sep 23 2008 1:49 AM In reply
  6. However, if I remove one of the RCA's in the connection and connect to my TV via the RCA's it looks amazing, same channel and frequencies.
  7. These could be the old ones, I don't know.
  8. Has anyone experienced this before?
  9. Reply Dianne August 2, 2016 at 10:29 am Thank You for your help.

I am having the exact same issue as you and haven't found any fix. Reply Mushtaq January 8, 2016 at 5:51 am Hi, did as suggested and worked a treat for me. Furthermore, their customer support was atrocious. (And the fact that they seem very quick to refer drive issues to their data recovery division, which charges upwards of $1000 to recover data, Check This Out I've been searching online and have seen many things where it says to create new partitions, but from what I understand that will delete all the data on the existing drive,

Any suggestions on how to fix this problem would be appreciated. Reply Garth May 17, 2016 at 3:32 pm I followed the above instructions and was able to format my external hard drive and make it useful again. Reply Maria Jose March 10, 2016 at 12:49 am This was extremely helpful!

An external HD when connected to a computer that is up and running is vulnerable to attack.

It was not shown even in disk management. I am having the same problem, I CAN'T GET A STRAIGHT ANSWER ON HOW TO COPY THE FILES I NEED OFF THE DISK?!?!?!! share|improve this answer answered Sep 15 '12 at 16:54 CLK 211 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote I've never disconnected my 750 GB SimpleTech external hard drive from the I have to go through a "Restart" of the pc, then it will show, and view the chip.

Reply dechen February 1, 2016 at 5:17 pm i think i'll have to restore system. :( Reply dave February 2, 2016 at 2:17 pm same problem here Reply Thamie January 31, All this "you'll see it here". Reply ming teck December 2, 2015 at 7:33 am Hi, my disk is not initialized and when i try to initialize it, 'Incorrect function.' shows up. this contact form It worked. :D Reply Mark May 26, 2016 at 3:56 pm Windows 10 on HP Envy.

Yes, the math is easy to do - if you have the right companies to do the math on. iPodDrop & 3GP 04-20-2006, 11:24 AM #3 varga Junior Lounger Join Date: Mar 2005 Location: NYC Posts: 35 permalink If I understand the question correctly... Reply Leo Meyers March 28, 2016 at 10:56 am The problem I am having is that since I have installed Windows 10, when I start up my pc from "Sleep", it I clicked on it, clicked update driver but it said it has the best software installed already, or something.

I then changed my preferences to recognize this folder as where my library is stored. try the things they say to start with but if they fail, rip it out of enclosure, plug into spare sata port on pc. The solution. After restarting is sometimes OK.

Register Now! The only answer is time and patience. One incident that comes to mind - that raised a question of privacy - is the one wherein a purveyor of child pornography was identified by Google Gmail. What tit also thought it was a good idea "format the drive instead yeah great idea, 2 1TB harddrives that are backup drives to use on both boots lets format them

I feel slightly more windows savvy now. Aug 17, 2008 9:01 AM in response to Zaxeiler Level 9 (56,125 points) Aug 17, 2008 9:01 AM in response to Zaxeiler if the drive doesn't even mount you have to Also, there are some good format utilities out there that helped me solve the problem. It won't be recognized by the computer so I can't even access it manually in the finder.

Reply Leoquaz October 31, 2016 at 4:03 pm i have change the letter it shows no media at diskpart - list disk i cannot format the flash drive with ANY program Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Recover Seagate data from external HD by sifurich / April 16, 2016 9:35 AM PDT In reply to: I need help recovering The drives don't even show up in the disk manager so I cannot rename the drives. Reply Aishvarya November 29, 2016 at 10:56 pm Hi, I tried entering diskmgmt.msc into the run window, but that isn't opening up anything.