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Toshiba external hard drive not recognized vista

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February 13, 2012 3:03:17 AM

Watching a movie on external hard drive & accidently pulled the usb plug from pc, hooked it back up & restarted pc, pc not reading external hard drive now. seems like external driver not running
February 13, 2012 5:42:58 AM

hitzz said:
Watching a movie on external hard drive & accidently pulled the usb plug from pc, hooked it back up & restarted pc, pc not reading external hard drive now. seems like external driver not running

When USB mass storage devices are not "safely removed" problems do occur.
You might:

1 - Check the drive in disk management to see what it shows, like valid file system, status etc.

2 - Windows Restore to date prior to pulling the plug.
October 3, 2012 11:32:09 AM

Watching a movie on external hard drive & accidently pulled the usb plug from pc, hooked it back up & restarted pc, pc not reading external hard drive now. Intsead of drive TOSHIBA ther is a drive G; is showinh which is neither opening nor right click for properties showing...........i tried tio disk management where it is showing as disk is empty but the disk is actullay 80% full....Plz help how to recover my data...??????????
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