Closed How to access external hard drive when it needs to be formatted Tags: Hard Drives External Hard Drive Storage Last response: February 23, 2012 10:57 PM in Storage Share naubaharkhan November 18, 2010 1:55:11 AM Hello, how to access external hard drive when it says, needs to be formatted first? More about : access external hard drive formatted Best solution anort3 a c 107 G Storage November 18, 2010 5:18:13 AM Go to Administrative Tools > Computer Management > Storage > Disk Management. Then format and you are ready to go. Share Mousemonkey February 23, 2012 10:57:26 PM Best answer selected by mousemonkey. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Mousemonkey February 23, 2012 10:57:27 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow can I fix my External Hard Drive that says it needs to be formatted? Forum How to access a an old external hard drive's files on a new laptop, when prompted to format which would erase them?! Forum SolvedHow do i get files off my external hard drive when it says it needs formatting Forum How do i open the external hard drive when it says it needs formatting. Forum How do i recover files from an external hard drive when it says it needs formatting Forum How do i get files off my external hard drive when it says it needs formatting Forum SolvedHow to restore the data of a formatted external hard drive?Thank you for your help Forum external hard drive formatted for MAC... how do I reformat for PC Forum SolvedHow do you get a Toshiba external hard drive to pop up once usb cord is plugged in so that i can access my files? Forum Samsung external hard drive says needs formatted Forum SolvedDoes my external hard drive need to be formatted to be recognized.... Forum Need to undo a New Simple Volume on Windows 7 on a Western Digital 500GB external hard drive formatted for OS X. Forum How to remotely access files from a external hard drive with belkin n600 wireless N+ router Forum SolvedHow to access a corrupt drive that needs formatting Forum My hard drive needs formatted but i dont know how to do it!! Forum Solvedhow to format an external 3tb seagate back up plus into an internal 3tb hard drive Forum Solvedhow to combine fragmented files that are recovered from a external drive that says it needs to be formated Forum SolvedOnce I format my external hard drive how would recover the lost files Forum HOW DO I FORMAT MY Seagate 3.5 inch External Hard Drive with USB 3.0 3TB TO NTFS Forum How to access files on an external hard drive that\'s malfunctioning Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !