I have updated everything I possible can on my computers, Motherboard etc. Preparation Guide, Malware Removal Assistance. I’m good with my computer – but I don’t touch the insides of things. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer. So when I plug in my external hard drive ComStar gb it seems to take a good mins before it is detected by either of my comps. I had that little feeling of dread in me that said if I deleted anything – even for a few days – something bad would happen – and now – here I am.

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When I go to disk management, it shows up as disk 1, but I cannot format it, the only option is to initialize it. Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: Several functions may not work.

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I guess I’m still scared. TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. All times are GMT So what I want to know is – can I remove the drives inside the enclosure – put them in a different enclosure and see if it works because I’m not convinced it isn’t an issue with the usb plug. If you unplugged it without using the safe removal, it may have damaged the MFT.

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Ask a question and give support. My daughter said it was working fine and she accidently hooked her foot on the cable and pulled the cable out – she put it back in and it no longer worked. Hope this helps anyone who extsrnal it. Breaking Protections in Hardware Cryptocurrency Wallets. I installed Easeus hoping to do some kind of data recovery of whatever’s missing or corrupted.

I just realized now that a post was opened yesterday with a similar problem posted by anthonygpace sounds pretty similar anyway.

From what I’ve read from various users – this is a common problem and several people have mentioned “yanking” the insides out and “shoving” them in a different enclosure and it working fine. Is this your drive, http: The hard drive does power on – the blue light comes on so it’s getting power.


Your Damsel in Distress, Tracy. Posted 20 December drkve You must log in or xrive up to reply here.

New External HD detected but not displayed Oct 14, My mentioned that before she yanked the usb cable out by accident – it wasn’t reading well and she had unplugged it from her computer a few times and tried it in different cokstar ports because it wasn’t detecting from her usb cometar on the back – and it took plugging it in a few times on her front one – it finally detected – she moved some files and then it slowed down, it was during a very slow transfer – she said almost seemed it came to a stop – that she went to get up and accidently pulled the cable out – when she put it back in she couldn’t get it to detect it again – and now it won’t in mine either.

Try test disc, there’s a sticky for it, though I’m thinking that you may have to remove the drive from the enclosure and connect in a desktop, like a regular hard drive. Virus Problem, Please Help. Posted 28 September –