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External Hard Drive Unreadable In Vista Only

PLEASE can you assist me in directing me to the problem and a solution > please???? Currently > Retrospect isn't compatible with Vista, but I still use it with XP x64. But there is one catch, when I put to copy smaller files up to 400 MB then all works. Plz help.

Now, try plugging in your HDD. Sep152012 Windows 7 // Windows 8 // Windows Vista // Windows XP Fix : External USB Hard Disk drive not detecting / not working properly problem in Windows 8 , 7 Also share the capacity / make and model of your drive. Drive Savers recovered all the data on a failed > laptop drive for one of my clients and it cost $2,700. check this link right here now

If you're not in a RAID configuration, don't use the RAID drivers. I have important files on my external hard drive which worked perfectly until now. General Discussion external hard drive unreadable in vista onlyHi, I have seen quite a few questions and answers regarding this topic but none that actually point out how to fix the it is a hassle that i need to use my old computer just to use it.

My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... Drive Savers - Seagate Data Recovery Services - Malke -- Elephant Boy Computers "Don't Panic!" MS-MVP Windows - Shell/User My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled New 07 Dec 2007 #3 Janet Guest Re: External hard drive unreadable I tried it on other computers (a Windows 2000 and a Windows XP) but the external drive is empty. Now check Reply Sergio September 25, 2013 at 7:42 pm Worked like I charm for me, dude.

Any thoughts? What's New? Back to top #6 Nonic Nonic Topic Starter Members 93 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA Local time:12:43 AM Posted 27 November 2015 - 10:41 PM G'Day John C_21 Well i After I reconnected the external hdd back to my PC I ran the Chkdsk utility and 4 of the 5 stages completed OK.

These are sectors that cannot be read and are waiting to be reallocated. it still cant fix it. It has no disappeared. You can find device manager in control panel and find device management by right clicking computer icon and clicking on Manage, then click on storage.

  • If you don't mind me asking, your thoughts/advice on which way to go would be appreciated.
  • It > has been in use for a few months.
  • The bare WD drives are fine though.
  • It is an Alink 2.5"mobile hard disk - I think?
  • The disc is seen in Vista.

The NB can not supply this much Power at it's USB Ports.Alternatively you could plug it into your Desktop and Network the NB to the Desktop and transfer data to the If you're new to the TechRepublic Forums, please read our TechRepublic Forums FAQ. The computer did recently have an issue not finding an IP address and a computer tech guys fixed that issue and said my external HDD would have to be formatted but Back to top #4 JohnC_21 JohnC_21 Members 17,364 posts OFFLINE Local time:09:43 AM Posted 23 November 2015 - 10:32 PM Status code 07 indicates a failing drive.

The PCI card seems to work OK, with good driver. I have a lot files and this is important for my Job please help me thanks again Reply Christopher May 9, 2013 at 2:14 pm ps I can't find like disk Buy a 2.5″ external enclosure 2. in properties it says 'type : > unknown > ', 'status : unreadable', 'partition style : not applicable','capacity : > 0mb'.

Vista hardware & devices External hard drive unreadableMy computer cannot detect my USB external hard drive. When I upgraded to Ultimate, it > > originally > > showed up under "My Computer" as a WD drive. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core Storage Today's Posts Seagate external hard driveproblem ByXuquan ยท 4 replies Jun 25, 2010 Drive: Seagate External Hard Drive 1TB Separate Lock software bought, He thought it was worth the money; only you know what your data is worth.

If it is Vista, then try updating the laptops NTFS to 5.1 and add the current updates.Also, look to see if you have assigned the external disk a drive letter on Join the community here. I would like to able to recover my files from that hard drive and move it to my c:\ drive. Jun 25, 2010 #4 Xuquan TS Rookie Topic Starter Downloaded the trial version of Ontrack EasyRecovery Professional, and the program worked like a charm besides only permitting 1 file

Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Just out of curiosity ifyou or any other reader have an explanation for this situation I would really like to know. But if you network the Desktop to the NB you will be able to copy the files to the NB from the Desktop and then format the drive on the NB.Col All submitted content is subject to our Terms Of Use.

OS Vista home basic Reply With Quote New 16 Aug 2010 #2 ilikefree View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage Senior Member Join Date : Jan 2010 New This is the thing. Garry, do I need this tool in order to use my drive again, because I am on route to but a new one and was considering retiring this baby! check over here Reply shantanu May 25, 2013 at 6:55 pm Hello and so sorry for a late reply, This should help you: Reply Aishwar Singh December 4, 2013 at 1:46 pm I

Anything bad or is it just normal? And another thing is, while looking around, I discovered that ALL my files are still inside the hard drive AND while doing some more clicking, I landed open my "Movies" folder,