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I Screwed Up & Now Cannot Access External Hard Drive


I used Easeus Partition Master 6.0.1 HE (completely freeware) to reassign a drive letter to the lost partition. Has anybody found a solution, if possible, specifically applicable to a scenario where the hard drive is actually a external USB hard drive, (Seagate Expansion Drive 1tb)? How long to get back to where you are now EXACTLY??? smh! my review here

from Sydney, AustraliaSounds like the drive has started to be formatted as EXT3 --Submitted by darrenforster99http://forums.cnet.com/5208-7588_102-0.html?messageID=3333270#3333270 Partition recovery --Submitted by darrenforster99http://forums.cnet.com/5208-7588_102-0.html?messageID=3333274#3333274 STOP!! --Submitted by Zouchhttp://forums.cnet.com/5208-7588_102-0.html?messageID=3332824#3332824 Disk recovery tools, take it to one more Windows update today and the problem exists... Is there any way I can recover the many precious files on the hard drive?--Submitted by Brendan L. permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]arspr 6 points7 points8 points 5 months ago*(5 children)Just for the sake of cross-reference some more threads with the same issue: https://www.reddit.com/r/techsupport/comments/4w9lph/pc_stopped_recognizing_external_hdd_after_windows/ http://www.tenforums.com/drivers-hardware/58573-windows-10-anniversary-update-problems-not-recognizing-external-hdd.html For anybody affected: DO NOT REFORMAT YOUR DRIVE.

Accidentally Unplugged External Hard Drive

I'm at a loss now. I think that most of it is for various versions of Windows. permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]Kabenari 1 point2 points3 points 4 months ago*(1 child)Update (9/8/16) Thanks for everyone’s input and patience. Or look in device manager.

by Tyler John / July 2, 2010 11:29 AM PDT In reply to: Oops, I accidentally unplugged my USB hard drive, now I can't access it. permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]anthorama1 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago(3 children)I have the same question. So lost my entire game library but at least I can just redownload them. Unplugged Hard Drive While Running Also since the drives don't appear to be the actual problem, if or when I can get the data off, can I re-format them by right-clicking and choosing 'format' to make

After the reboot... Unplugged External Hard Drive Accidentally Mac My hard drive is still not even showing up as unallocated. Since it can see something there, it seems to me that physical damage to the drive is not the problem. permalinkembedsaveparentreportreplyload more comments(2 replies)[–]THX---1138 2 points3 points4 points 3 months ago*(5 children)Still having issues with external drives randomly being accessible/registering on my laptop even with KB3189866 installed.

it's as if it's unplugged, although I know it is not. Did Not Safely Remove External Hard Drive Thanks again. One question: how do we know that 'maheshrd' truly represents Microsoft for this bug and that we are not waiting for nothing? It may or may not have cancelled and after I unplugged it I realized it may have messed up!So for the past week I have been trying to figure this out:

Unplugged External Hard Drive Accidentally Mac

The computer is only 6 months old. Mar 30, 2009 1:44 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by oleander86, oleander86 Mar 30, 2009 1:50 PM in response to V.K. Accidentally Unplugged External Hard Drive I talked to support yesterday, it was no help. Unplugged External Hard Drive Without Ejecting Really hope this is fixed soon!

Mar 31, 2009 5:47 AM in response to oleander86 Level 9 (56,120 points) Mar 31, 2009 5:47 AM in response to oleander86 oleander86 wrote:OK. this page A very good one is system mechanic,you can even boot your windows with this CD and when you open this program, making sure that you connected to your Explorer; and let All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.  Apple Support Communities More ways to shop: Visit an Apple Hence my suggestion might still work as well. External Hard Drive Unplugged During Transfer

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So I put it in sleep mode. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom Build OS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit CPU Intel Core i5-4670K Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z87MX-D3H Memory 8GB HyperX BLU Graphics Card Intel permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]maheshrdPrincipal Software Engineer 6 points7 points8 points 4 months ago*(30 children)Folks, we are still working through all the issues reported. get redirected here permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]SpartanJedi58 4 points5 points6 points 4 months ago(0 children)My 3 TB hard drive isn't even showing up as raw or unallocated...

now they sell 4T for the same price. Unplugged External Hard Drive While Formatting Replace the letter E with the letter of the drive that you are trying to fix. All my drives, wether internal or external, worked fine before the Anniversary Update.

permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]arspr 1 point2 points3 points 5 months ago*(1 child)As posted in www.tweakguides.com there are updates for W10 including Anniversary edition: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/update-history-windows-10 I suppose nothing has changed (nothing is mentioned) but it would

OS Windows 7 Ultimate 64 CPU i7 3770k OC'd 4.6 @ 1.17v, also FX 8120 & i5 miniITX Motherboard MSI P67A-GD80 b3 Memory 32 gb G.Skill Sniper DDR3 10-12-12-31 @ 2133 permalinkembedsavereportgive goldreply[–]Av3nger 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago(4 children) roll back to 1511 I'm trying, but Windows is not much specific... Mar 30, 2009 2:17 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by V.K., V.K. Accidentally Unplugged Internal Hard Drive Windows detected that my drive 2 file system was RAW format and that it needed to be formatted before I could use it.

Now whenever I plug in the hard drive into any computer, the various OSes want to format the hard drive. Was using My WD External 1TB HDD for my Xbox 360, now my computer will not show the drive in Explorer, but the Xbox picks it up just fine. hope Microsoft gets them sorted. useful reference Personally, I would like to know an expected eta.

I would suggest the BEST solution to validate a few things is 1) try this drive in another computer do you get the same results If NO then it is simply My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom Build OS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit CPU Intel Core i5-4670K Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z87MX-D3H Memory 8GB HyperX BLU Graphics Card Intel I replaced the cables and tried a different sata port as well as tried a variety of disk checking tools and everything came back fine. In all of the cases that we have diagnosed, files were safely intact on the drives – so please, don’t reformat. You can also access your files by connecting the affected drive

Recover deleted files and recover formatted disk or corrupt drives - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. Do not write anything back to the external. That happened to me when I unplugged one of my devices when it started downloading something that looked suspicious.I just pulled it out. It was not being recognized.

permalinkembedsaveparentreportgive goldreply[–]Arcorann 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago*(0 children)Similar thing happened to me with an external HDD - it was showing up as RAW in Disk Management. Do you still need any more diagnostic information? Got most things back to the way I want them and did a reboot.