Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

External Hard Drive not recognized


  • Please log in to reply

#16
peter99

peter99

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 283 posts
Command Prompt as Administrator

Vista/win7


1. Click Start button & type cmd in the box.
2. Press keys Ctrl+Shift+Enter
3. This should open command prompt with admin rights
  • 0

Advertisements


#17
jrwb

jrwb

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 15 posts
I ran the checkdisk for the drive and it ended with something about 'error creating log'.

I can get my computer to see the drive, and I can open it, but it can only take a few hundred megabytes of video and then it stops, e.g it will only accept half of a 750mb film.
  • 0

#18
devper94

devper94

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 817 posts
that sounds like hardware failure to me.
  • 0

#19
jrwb

jrwb

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 15 posts
I appreciate your assistance.
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP