|19 Jan 2013||#1|
| || |
"you need to format the HDD before you can use it" HDD ADATA CH94
I have a problem. Yesterday i took my HDD, and copied some movies from my friends laptop. I copied around 19 GB worth of data on it. Then removed that HDD and placed it aside. Then remembered a few minutes later that i wanted to copy something else, so i plugged it in and suddenly i got "Need to format drive G: before you use it". I thought oh shit that error again. Because before i used to get that, but then i plug it in another computer (usually my own) and boom it works again. But now, i got back home and plugged it in but still i get the same message. I tried it on my brother's computer and my sisters as well. I still get the same error.
What i think what the problem might be is that the boot sector might be corrupted. Anyone has an idea of how to fix this damn problem? There is no way i will format my HDD, cause i have over 250 GB worth of data that i cannot afford to loose again (i had another HDD in the past that got fried - god knows how - and i lost 350 something GB that i was not able to recover back). The data is not backed up since my shitty computer cannot contain all of the info.
I tried to google the problem and nothing helped. I still didn't try the boot sector recovery thing cause i want to leave that option to the end, since i do not want to risk loosing all my data.
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: "you need to format the HDD before you can use it" HDD ADATA CH94|
|Context menu item "Format" missing on my DVD RW drive||Hardware & Devices|
|Getting Word to Open in Correct Format on "New" Context Menu||Microsoft Office|
|ADATA CH94 External HDD - not able to access the files||Hardware & Devices|
|Changing host name. Need to use non standard format (include "." mark)||Network & Sharing|
|is "clean" and "quick format" sufficient||Installation & Setup|
|Not quite sure about doing "full format" after "clean all"||Installation & Setup|
|How to change "FAT32" penDrive to "NTFS"? can't format it "NTFS"||Hardware & Devices|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:48 PM.