How to repair a damaged external hard drive Tags: Hard Drives Connection How To External Hard Drive Computer Storage Last response: March 27, 2010 4:06 PM in Storage Share layal March 25, 2010 10:47:03 AM Hello, my hard disk is damaged ,, when i connect it to the computer and try to open it from my computer it doesn't appear , how can i fix that ? More about : repair damaged external hard drive | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Anonymous March 25, 2010 11:23:56 AM Depends on what's damaged. If it's just the enclosure electronics dismantle it and buy a replacement case -- take the drive with you so the retailer can match the interface of the drive. | Report abuse swat9uk March 27, 2010 4:06:09 PM i would plug it it and go to computer managment /disk managment and see if it is unalocated for some reason? also try diffrent usb port provideing it is external drive i take it. if still no joy buy a new excloser like fihart saidg good luck | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>How to repair a damaged external hard drive> Related ressources: ForumHow to repair hitachi external hard disk drive ForumRepair input /output device error on external hard drive ForumHow to repair a damaged hard drive partition Forumanyone knows how to repair damaged hard disks? ForumHow to repair corrupted external hard disk ForumExternal hard disk repair ForumNot able to transfer data from a damaged hard drive ForumCan a USB port damage an external hard drive ? ForumHow to fix corrupted external hard drive ForumMoving hard drive to external enclosure - how ?! ForumHow to repair my external hard drive ? ForumHow to repair seagate 500gb external hard drive ForumHow to recover data from a broken external hard drive ForumHow to repair a dropped broken hard drive ForumCan an external hard drive be repaired ForumDamaged micro usb (soldered) on WD Elements SE 1TB External . ForumHow to save data from external hard disk its damaged ForumHow to repair n format your external hard drive ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumHow to recover 2 times formated data More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !