External drive won\'t boot Tags: External Drive Boot Storage Last response: October 29, 2011 1:51 AM in Storage Share Carknocker12 October 21, 2011 9:47:41 PM I purchased a Trek Store external drive several years ago.Lately when I try to access the data the drive won't read the data subsquently the computer won't recognize it. What can I do to recover the data,?thanks. More about : external drive boot | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove inzone Storage Expert October 21, 2011 10:12:15 PM Can you take the drive out and connect it inside your computer , maybe a different connection will work. | Report abuse Carknocker12 October 29, 2011 1:51:25 AM Not sure if I can even take it apart,not reall computer savy.thanks | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>External drive won\'t boot> Related ressources: ForumLaptop won't boot from external CD Drive ForumMy external hard drive wont pick up on my pc or mac ForumHow can I get my imac hard drive info when it won't boot up ForumLInux won't boot on my external HD ForumAdded additional SATA drive - Windows wont boot ForumOperating System Not Found Hard Drive Damage Won't Boot from Disc ForumExternal WD wont boot , how to troubleshoot ForumNetbook won't boot with new hard drive ForumWindows 7 won't boot after removing secondary drive ForumMy buffalo external hard drive wont let me open my files says it needs formattin ForumWD 1TB External Used Once Comp Won't Boot ForumSSD OS drive dissapears when external is powered on on boot . ForumTransferring a boot disk from an external hard drive back to my laptop ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumCan't figure out 18 second boot delay w/ external USB drive ForumSSD OS drive dissapears when external is powered on on boot. ForumTransferring a boot disk from an external hard drive back to my laptop ForumCant boot with external drive pluged in ForumSlow boot with external WD hard drive ForumExternal hard drive boot More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !