How can i repair my lg 500gb external hard drive Tags: Hard Drives External Hard Drive Disk Drive Format Storage Last response: June 28, 2011 3:18 PM in Storage Share scrooge_78 June 28, 2011 12:09:33 PM My external hard disk drive gave a message that it wants to be formatted before i use it, but when i format it it refuses and says it cannot complete formatting and i cannot get access to the drive. what can i do to format it? More about : repair 500gb external hard drive WyomingKnott a c 277 G Storage June 28, 2011 2:27:37 PM Is there data on the drive that you need to recover? That will direct the answers one way or another. As always, you can try new cables, another computer, or removing the drive from the external casing and connecting it directly to the motherboard. hang-the-9 a c 84 G Storage June 28, 2011 3:18:26 PM Seems people are having good success using www.powerdatarecovery.com to recover files, try that program. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How to repair seagate 500gb external hard drive Forum How to repair seagate 500gb external hard drive Forum Wd 500gb external hard drive wrong power supply Forum Lg hard drive repair tool Forum LG external HDD HXD2 500GB Forum Can\'t format 500gb samsung hard drive in caddy ntfs Forum How to repair my external hard drive ? Forum WD 500gb Hard disk Problem Forum HOW TO MAKE PASSWORD TOSHIBA EXTERNAL HARD DISC 500GB Forum How to repair n format your external hard drive Forum Iomega eGo 500GB External Hard Drive isn't recognized Forum How to repair hitachi external hard disk drive Forum How to repair a dropped broken hard drive Forum Laptop with vista wont recognise seagate 500gb external hard drive Forum External hard drive repair seagate Forum How to repair my wd external hard drive Forum 4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd Forum How to format a write protected flash disk Forum External hard disc power Forum SAMSUNG Spinpoint F3 500gb Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !