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Windows 7: External Hard Drive (F is not accessable Access is denied)


05 Aug 2011   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate Service Pack 1 RC 1 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by brady View Post
Are you able to open the Security Tab through properties on this Drive?

Properties / Security (tab) / Click Edit / Click Add / Type Everyone / Click Check Names (it will underline) / Click Ok / Click the check mark next to "full control".

Do you get an error?
No, it sets the permissions and I still get Access is Denied. Yes, I can open the Security tab.

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05 Aug 2011   #12
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

In case the virus/trojan/worm is still there, run both MalwareBytes and Super AntiSpyware. Links in my sig. Update both and run full scans.
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05 Aug 2011   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate Service Pack 1 RC 1 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
In case the virus/trojan/worm is still there, run both MalwareBytes and Super AntiSpyware. Links in my sig. Update both and run full scans.
I'll give that a shot and see how it goes. I use VIPRE for my AV.


(Update)

I scanned and found no viruses. As I suspected the autorun virus is not the problem. I am about to give up on this one. Also in My Computer on Windows 7 it shows up as RAW and 0 bytes used and 0 bytes free but in the Disk Management Console it appears as NTFS and healthy as well.
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21 Dec 2012   #14

windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I am also have the exact problem.
I run my external HD in linux, and everything looks fine, my F: drive can be read and write without any problem at all. But when I plugged into my laptop windows 7, it says "access denied".
Does anyone have any idea to resolve this??
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22 Dec 2012   #15
Microsoft MVP

 

It might save time to move the data off to wipe it with Diskpart Clean Command
and then create and format a new partition(s) in Disk Mgmt: Partition or Volume - Create New
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