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Windows 7: WD drive showing H is unaccessible

19 Jul 2017   #1

windows 7 intel core i 7
WD drive showing H is unaccessible

I have a WD My Passport 1TB which I bought two months ago. Just a week ago, i wrnt inot security and chnaged something that i am unaware of , now it is showing me a message a saying, G:/ is not accessible. can anyone help me out with this

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19 Jul 2017   #2

win 8 32 bit

Welcome to the forum. It would help if we new what you have done I am guessing you set no rights via security. Can you see files folders?
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21 Jul 2017   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit

Hi TKg,

Try System Restore to a date before you made changes in the permissions and it should restore the old permissions that existed.
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09 Aug 2017   #4

windows 7 32 64

Try to connect on other PC, see whether it works or not!, IF YES, then ur COMPUTER PROBLEMS, IF NOT..........then it is ur H/W problems, then i think since it was NOT accessible.. it is time to CHANGE NEW H/W.. thats all........


TRY installing LINUX based OS, connect it... see whether can BOOT or not!, IF YES, i think u should know what-to-do NEXT, right? adious goodluck!
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