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Windows 7: external HDD ( detected and seen but not accessible)

05 Feb 2013   #21

win7 ultimate 64bit

here is the latest.. i did recover the drive last night...

prior recovery, the drive gave no letter so i followed your first instructions on the previous page... then i assigned to letter G:...

i didnt do anything yet after recovery... i was able to access all folders...

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05 Feb 2013   #22

win7 ultimate 64bit

diag utility test results... failed...

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05 Feb 2013   #23

win7 ultimate 64bit

since this is the 3rd time i recovered my external drive, id notice that on a specific folder, copying a file to this folder, or copying a file from this folder tends to make the drive being unresponsive....

could this be a bad sector??
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05 Feb 2013   #24

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit

(I am back after a good night's sleep and a clear vision - which of course deteriorates by evening and refuses to read anything. I am gonna reduce my exposure to the screen.)

Those are corrupted files, Can't do a thing about it.

Back up whatever you can, leaving aside the problem files/folders.

Your drive in any case has failed.

If it is under warranty, get a replacement or buy a new one, but not WD again.

Most of the problems encountered on this forum as also elsewhere are with WDs.

I would now close on this thread. To mark it as solved or not solved is upto you. :)
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