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Gabriel80Aug 1, 2013, 9:09 AM alright i removed it from its case and this is what i got:SEAGATE BARRACUDA LP 2TBFIRMWARE CC34DATA CODE 10201SITE CODE SUthank you very much for your Click the middle big rectangle box, then hit delete partition. I tried above solutions provided here. Reply Reply with quote Complain joey_B • Veteran Member • Posts: 3,080 Re: PC can't recognize external hard drive In reply to Raymondddd • May 10, 2012 how did this content

Thank you David Mohyla November 20, 2012 12:14 pm Reply # Your should run data recovery software to recover the data on the hard drive. I downloaded paragon's software, it was like 100MB to download, took forever to install and it wouldn't even format the external drive. So do it before bed, and within 10 (ish) hours, you are done. Select another caterg Same problem - Samsung TV would not recognize the WD 3TB HDD. http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/299381-external-hard-disk-iomega-2-tb-recognized-pc-but-cant-formatted.html

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I have had to back up my data off my PS3 as it is borked. Then I typed into google Verbatim FAT32 found this program that took 1 second maybe 2 to download. When I have a look on the disk with diskpart, it shows me that the disks are from type “RAID”. Seatools did a long generic on the drive and it passed, HOWEVER when I do BOOT DRIVE PROPERTIES it shows the HDD in my computer NOT the external Seagate.

I rebooted with RESTART, then did a complete SHUTDOWN and started again. Format in FAT32 using Drive-Specific Tools Before we get into using the command prompt and other third-party programs, it's worth mentioning that some of the hard drive manufacturers have created their own tools Trust me I know. Minitool Partition Wizard Tool Josh Mills January 15, 2013 6:44 am Reply # Hi, I've got a PC running Windows 8.

It's just as if it has vanished. How To Format An External Hard Drive Windows 7 The FAT32formatter program will solve the problem of Swissknife formatting your 1TB down to 429GB. How can i tel if the disk is damaged (new) or if it is a compatibility issue? Go Here It's a painfully simple program to use and it works really well.

I need my 640Gb volume in FAT32 to hook up to my satellite pvr that only accepts that format. Can't Format External Hard Drive Windows 7 I have Changed the reference letter to Z as shown in your instructions along with installing Surface scanner which doesn't identify any portable drive, and neither does ‘Recover it all'. At least i want the data of 360 GB back. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Samsung Tv and Seagate Extenal Hard drive 500 GB by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / June 21, 2011 6:38 AM PDT In reply to:

How To Format An External Hard Drive Windows 7

When all is said & done the price comes out to be about the same if not less than some of those premades. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/disk-drives/f/3534/t/19141101 They were running for 6-8 hours and were not working. Reformat External Hard Drive Windows 10 Go to this site: http://www.ridgecrop.demon.co.uk/index.htm?fat32f… Herbdoctor also recommended this side in the older comments. Unable To Format External Hard Drive Raw I recognized my 250gb seagate and formatted it in under 2 seconds.

Anything else I can do to format in FAT32? http://skdcom.com/external-hard/external-hd-not-being-recognized.html This works in Vista, I'm assuming it's valid for legacy versions too. :-)) Lydie says: 8 years ago Oh and BTW. I am not sure how to answer your question about drive storage. couple of weeks? Cannot Format External Hard Drive Windows 10

About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center General Discussion Iomega ego 320 GB external HD not recognizedok heres the sitch, my iomega hd was working for almost 3 months until last wik my brother borrowed it and plugged Tip: Check the quick format box- it took me less than two minutes to format my 1TB(931 GB) hard drive, and it works great with my Oppo dvd-player (and my Xbox have a peek at these guys after some time the display showing hard drive is not found,and showing only one on screen f3=exit..

I read online solution and tried for that problem and it was solved. Formatting External Hard Drive To Fat32 Jua J. I use to recommend a program called SwissKnife, which I mention below, but it's no longer free and no one really needs to spend $10 to convert a hard drive from

It is noteworthy to state that the normal format mode does check your hard drive for bad sectors; however, you can do a quick format and then check your hard drive

ChopperSD says: 7 years ago Great job, couldnt get the Sumvision Cyclone working as NTFS made the video jump. I just bought Iomega 1 tb so i'll see if its any better and if it work good Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Same problem by sc_andrew / please how to slove this problem. Format External Hard Drive Using Cmd You could always look for a manufacturer's software but Fat32Formatter is the universal solution for Mac/PC/Linux users who want their [insert name & size here] Hard Drive to be in Fat32

If all else fails pull the drive from the current enclosure and install in a new one. says: 7 years ago Tried using the DOS option to format a 500GB Western Digital Elements Portable. Jeff says: 7 years ago As Ben Wintle said above….. check my blog I really hope theres at least a way to get the files off…Thanks!

hope it formats my hard drive in FAT32.. Pat says: 7 years ago Did not work after 2 hours I get the message "Volume is too large for FAT32". Unfortunately, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 will only format a removable drive in FAT32 if it’s less than 32GB!