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I'm sure you know how this is done, type cmd in the search box, right click on cmd in Programs above the search box and choose Run as administrator. So do we have any other way to have this data recovered before we do these steps. when I hear the sound my computer gets hang for five to ten seconds. Reply Brian Hix December 20, 2016 at 2:00 am THIS WORKED...! weblink

In Disk management you can see the device appear and the disappear every 30 seconds or so. Reply Jyoti Prakash January 5, 2016 Thanks triumph! Also the current PC works with different flash drives (1GB and 16 GB) in the """front USB""" well in windows XP but the extHDD won't work on front USB. I changed the cable and followed your instructions on another computer and I managed to get into the WD drive and copy the files.

Cannot Access My External Hard Drive

Reply Sonder December 25, 2016 at 1:45 am THANK YOU 1000x! Please help me recover the hard drive, if possible, without loosing data. I hope to continue working with you in the Motherboards, Bios, and CPU section. Today I tried to plug it into my work PC to get some files off it (Windows 8), and it wasn't recognized.

Yükleniyor... The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. No formatting necessary. Drive Is Not Accessible Access Is Denied It says HDD is not accesible - I tried in command prompt - chkdsk/ f f: ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRNwuoYOEfA ) which apparently worked for many people, but not for me ( xxx

Have you tried following the same resolution steps in Windows 8 as you've did in XP? Keep in mind, this will wipe your drive and all files.This may be only affecting Lenovo computers like the Ideapad Y700, but this could be a much larger issue.100 likes for Ask ! It was not shown even in disk management.

Reply Abhay June 8, 2015 Hi Ali, Glad to hear that!! External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Windows 10 After contacting seagate they said it was a warranty prob and i could return it. For example, you may have formatted the drive with the ext4 file system from Linux or the HFS Plus file system from a Mac. I tried to use Driver Talent to update the driver.

Can't Access Hard Drive Access Denied

Reply Idan August 3, 2016 at 7:28 pm You are great. But before despairing, here are several steps to try. Cannot Access My External Hard Drive i can follow all of these steps up until adding full control. Can't Access Internal Hard Drive Thanks for taking time to post and help others to solve this kind of issues,I have the same problem here.

Is there any way to recover the data on other partitions of the drive, what kind of access is required to access the files as in of ext3 or types like have a peek at these guys Bu tercihi aşağıdan değiştirebilirsiniz. This is a discussion on [SOLVED] Help! This would show you the permissions you have to access the file and folder. Hard Drive Shows Up But Can't Access

Back to top #9 marebear marebear Topic Starter Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:53 PM Posted 06 September 2013 - 02:12 PM Thank you for your replies.My apologies for not I have accessed the folder before but now can't. - If I re-attach the drive to the laptop, and install windows over top of the faulty instillation (without formatting the drive), You can use the above recommended hard drive recovery software to resolve your issue. check over here It is plugged into my desktop computer.

I haven't used my hard drive in years because it was malfunctioning but this fixed it thank you! How To Fix External Hard Drive Without Formatting Back to top #12 chrisd87 chrisd87 Members 811 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:NC Local time:01:53 PM Posted 09 September 2013 - 08:19 AM Here is a list of failing hard drive Okay then I ment "thing" not "think" Reply walter r March 25, 2016 at 8:13 pm very useful.

They can only access drives formatted with the older FAT32 file system.

You could have a try. Cheers and thanks, Rudy. Reply Pedro February 9, 2016 at 1:21 pm It worked :D Thanks! Drive Is Not Accessible Access Is Denied Windows 10 Hope this helps those who are at their wits end like i was.

I have a Seagate 1TB EHD that had suddenly stopped being recognized, and after trying all the suggestions from this article with no luck, this comment gave me the idea to If it works in one USB port but not another, you may have a dead USB port Dead USB Port? Accept the default letter and see if that helps. http://smashyourweb.com/hard-drive/external-hard-drive-access-denied-windows-7.html Family and loved ones will always be a priority in my daily life.

So the process you have mentioned here will format the Data inside the disk. The next line reads: Enter the object name to select (examples) examples is highlighted in blue. I was finally able to add my Administrator as the owner and regain access to the drive. 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.

Chinese power supply are too soft, there is not 12 V and 2000 mA, but only 9 V and 500 mA. Also you can see if any of this helps you. *Scroll down the page and you'll see the information that western digital suggests to try.* Edited by chrisd87, 09 September 2013