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external hdd problem

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by windman43, Aug 29, 2007.

  1. windman43

    windman43 Member

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    every time i try to open my external hard drive but evrytime i do it asks me to format and i dont wanna format cuz i have A LOT of stuff on there. also its calling it a local disk rather than seagate which is what its usually called
     
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    Have you tried opening it on a different computer?
     
  3. windman43

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    not recently but i bring to my g/f's house every weekend and it opens fine but ill try again on the downstairs computer
     
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    ok i just tryed the hard drive on another computer i get the same thing so what happened to it i was just using it the other day and i didnt even move newhere it just startyed doin this for no reason. i really hope theres a way to save the data on there cuz i had crap loads of stuff on there
     
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    ok can i plz get a response i really don't want to lose everything on the hdd
     
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    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    thank you :) not to try this stuff
     

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