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 289 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. m 0 l hang-the-9 a c 103 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Repairing lg 500gb external hard drive Forum SolvedHow to repair seagate 500gb external hard drive Forum How to repair seagate 500gb external hard drive Forum I need help figuring out how to get a My Passport Ultra (500GB) external hard drive to work. Forum How to use Hitachi Deskstar 500gb internal hard drive from defunkt pc as an external drive on my laptop Forum Solvedhow to repair a external hard drive that has been dropped ? Forum how to repair my wd external hard drive Forum How to repair a sumsang SMART external hard drive giving an imminent failure message in ubuntu Forum How to repair my wd external hard drive Forum How to repair n format your external hard drive Forum How to repair my external hard drive? Forum How to repair hitachi external hard disk drive Forum Problem with LG 500GB external hard disk Forum How to repair a Iomega external hard drive Forum How to repair an external hard drive Forum How to repair a damaged external hard drive Forum 500GB external hard drive problems, need help please!! Forum Bought External Hard Drive on eBay, Seagate FreeAgent Desktop 500GB, can't install Forum WD My Passport 500GB external hard drive shows up as local disk and lags Forum Iomega 500GB External Hard drive not recognized, Windows 8 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !