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 inzone a c 119 G Storage 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. m 0 l Carknocker12 October 29, 2011 1:51:25 AM Not sure if I can even take it apart,not reall computer savy.thanks m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Windows 7 won't boot with external hard drive plugged in! Forum Satellite C855D won't boot from external USB DVD drive Forum Replaced Aspire 1810TZ Hard drive, keyboard now not working, won't boot from external or go to BIOS Forum Laptop won't boot from external CD Drive Forum SolvedCan I boot and run my Win7 OS drive from an external HDD? Forum SolvedCloned USB External Harddrive Won't Boot Forum SolvedHow to create Win 7 boot disk with external drive support Forum SolvedMy Dell Vostro won't read my WD external hard drive Forum SolvedConnected the power cable of an external HDD incorrectly, now drive won't spin! help Forum SolvedCan't boot windows 7 from external disc drive. Forum Solvedexternal hard drive won't work in 8.1 Forum SolvedMy computer is telling me I need to format my nearly full Iomega external drive. If I do that, won't I lose what is on it? Forum SolvedIs it possible to boot and run Windows 7 on my HP 110 Deskdop from an external hard drive and bypass the Windows 8 OS? Am pr Forum Solvedi want to reformat sony viao but it wont read the disk or even external drive. How would i reformat it? It is windows XP. Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive Wont Show Up Forum SolvedXP Media center won't read DVD files from Seagate 4TB external hard drive Forum Solvedhow to clone a windows vista boot drive to an external hard drive Forum Pc (laptop) wont boot up if not connected to external screen Forum SolvedBoot from external drive that was formerly internal Forum SolvedUSB 3.0 won't recognize 4TB External Hard drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !