Cant read from source file or disk copying from external hard drive to computer Tags: Computers Storage External Hard Drive Last response: October 20, 2013 5:45 PM in Storage Share mostwanted11 October 20, 2013 2:14:22 PM So, recently I built my own computer so I had to copy everything from my old pc to an external hard drive after that when I tried to copy them to the new pc it said "cannot read from source file or disk" what is the problem? More about : read source file disk copying external hard drive computer popatim a c 812 G Storage October 20, 2013 5:43:34 PM Did you make sure you disconnected the drive properly by using the 'eject' feature down in the system tray before you actually unplugged the drive? m 0 l mostwanted11 October 20, 2013 5:45:46 PM popatim said:Did you make sure you disconnected the drive properly by using the 'eject' feature down in the system tray before you actually unplugged the drive? no m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Cant read from source file or disk copying from computer to external hard drive Forum SolvedCan't read from the source file or disk while copying Forum SolvedWhat allows you to delete files from hard drive disk, but you can't from a cd/dvd? (read for more info) Forum How to solve while copying can't read from the source file or disc Forum SolvedCan't Copy Large Files To My External Hard Drive? Forum SolvedSamsung external hard drive: my computer shows disk had occupied space but upon opening disk shows no files :( Forum I cant see my external hard drive on my computer or disk management but can see it in device manager? Forum Why cant my computer read my external hard drive when it appears in my computer Forum Cannot copy file cannot read from the source file or disk Forum Cannot copy file cannot read from the source file or disk Forum SolvedData exists but can't be read on external power 1 TB hard disk. Forum Can't Copy Large Files To My External Hard Drive problem.... Forum SolvedPermission problem when copying files from hard drive to external drive through laptop Forum There are several M2ts videos on my old hard drive, but when I hook it up with an external source in order to copy them to my Forum Solvedmy seagate 1 TB hard disk is not working...the hard disk can't be read by the computer but it can be seen in the device manger Forum Solvedmy seagate 1 TB haed disk s not working...the hard disk can't be read by the computer but it can be seen in the device manger Forum SolvedExternal Hard drive not showing up in 'My Computer', and 'Disk Management' Forum Cant copy files from internal hard drive to external hard drive using linux Forum SolvedXP Media center won't read DVD files from Seagate 4TB external hard drive Forum Solvedi cant see my external hard disk on my computer as well as on disk management Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !