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May 20, 2010 9:37:14 PM

Hello, i have a LG external HDD 500GB (NTFS). i tried to format it and then a message poped up says "windows was unable to complete the format" then the file system of my external HDD went to RAW! i dont mind losing anything, i just my external go back to normal NTFS so i can store data. PLEEAAASEE HELP ME.

I use windows vista 32-bit on a laptop.

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a c 415 G Storage
May 22, 2010 5:24:45 PM

Have you tried rebooting? I had a glitch on a USB drive that set it into RAW mode. Unplugging and replugging the drive didn't solve the problem, but rebooting did.
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May 23, 2010 12:48:22 PM

how do i reboot it ?!!
May 23, 2010 1:38:06 PM

try inserting that hardisk and go to manage option and disk management.....then delete that drive once and again try creating a new one.....

OR ELSE dowload unlocker http://www.filehippo.com/download_unlocker/

install it and try ulocking that hard disk and format it........
a c 415 G Storage
May 23, 2010 6:26:32 PM

CyberSam123 said:
how do i reboot it ?!!

Click "Start" and select "Shutdown". After the computer shuts down, turn it on again.
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