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Back to top #9 marebear marebear Topic Starter Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:49 AM Posted 06 September 2013 - 02:12 PM Thank you for your replies.My apologies for not Really the norm 'home method' would be a internal drive you do your normal work, plug in a ext. right click on my computer, choose manage, then Storage > Disk Management2. Get the answer CentaurgokuJun 11, 2013, 4:38 PM Took a few minutes to figure but I managed to format it. have a peek here

If the drive can be seen on a USB 2.0 but not a USB 3.0 port, the motherboard drivers should be updated. You might need an Administrator level account to edit the access rights permissions of the files and folders in your hard drive. Device manager is showing it but I can't access it. Back to top #14 marebear marebear Topic Starter Members 4 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:49 AM Posted 11 September 2013 - 07:48 PM Thanks chrisd87 and dc3. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-files/external-hard-drive-is-not-accessible-access-is/e4fd2e7e-ec07-47c9-8677-e4be071e6122?auth=1

External Hard Drive Access Denied Windows 10

Also, Mac's can read NTFS fine, they just can't write to them without special software and drivers. Power supply = the power adaptor plug-in for the HD. That is wild they went straight USB3 connector into the HDD interface Looks like I could remove the board from the drive if I wanted to wreck it. What happened prior to the issue occurring?

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My 1TB WD external hard drive is not initialized and all the memory is unallocated. Ask a new question Read More Hard Drives Western Digital Storage Related Resources solved Unable to detect external hard disk (Buffalo) but still got some blinking WD My Passport external hard Click "find now" button6. Normally Windows Backup is fine, so it recovered more then just that data but get everythng working.

To test this theory, try the HD on a number of different USB ports on different computers (not just your PC & Mac) and see if they can be read on How To Access External Hard Drive On Windows 10 As I say, the WD Elements does not even show up on my network anymore when using the laptop. Select "Add" 4. Worked for my Toshiba Canvio 3.0 perfectly on my HP Envy dv6.

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So it was NOT the same problem you had (this case the drive itself was physically damaged / the USB 3.0 cable itself was faulty)> 321patrick123Sep 20, 2016, 1:08 AM paravione Maverick52Jul 12, 2013, 7:03 AM Tom Tancredi said: #2) is your Hot Swap SATAII, as this is a USB3 I believe that would be a SATAIII connection which is why you External Hard Drive Access Denied Windows 10 The ticking and errors persisted. External Hard Drive Not Accessible Access Denied Then click on the Change Owner button.

This worked, though I did have to add the "Everyone" object as it wasn't a part of the user list. http://wkpadv.com/external-hard/external-hard-drive-not-showing-windows-10.html by R. Maverick52Jul 12, 2013, 5:20 AM te100 said: you say you ran chkdsk did you run it like this CHKDSK E: /F /R /X if not try it but beware it could Please note that this will erase all contents of the drive. Can't Access External Hard Drive Windows 10

Use WD Drive Utilities to run a complete drive test. solved Cant access new hdd on windows 7 network. All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get Check This Out From here go to security.

I brought it home & couldn't access my files. External Hard Drive Access Denied Windows 7 I am still denied permission. Does it still act the same bad way?If no, success!, now try this in her computer and see what happens3) If yes, then the drive has failed, you can ATTEMPT the

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Power supply = the power adaptor plug-in for the HD. Get the answer drtweakMay 28, 2014, 7:44 AM g-unit1111 said: You seriously shouldn't be installing Windows 7 on an external hard drive or storage device in the first place, you'll get One slip or failure and those files may cost thousands to replace.I have no less than 3 external HDDs that are synced with my desktop plus some things in the cloud Can't Access External Hard Drive Mac Now click on.

Family and loved ones will always be a priority in my daily life. Where would I get the WD Lifeguard Diagnostic tool? For assistance, please see Answer ID 278: How to access Device Manager in Windows Expand USB Serial Bus Controllers Right-click on USB Root Hub Choose Properties Select the Power Management tab this contact form Then click on the View Tab Scrool to the bottom and uncheck use simple security.

ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS TYPE THE CODE AS IT IS MENTIONED AND WAIT TILL IT AUTOMATICALLY FINISHES.. Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... It was not being recognized. In this windows click on the Owner tab.

I click Advanced a new box opens with three tabs, Permissions, Auditing, Effective Access.