Hard drive error The semaphore timeout period has expired Tags: Hard Drives Storage Last response: January 28, 2012 1:33 AM in Storage Share zwl January 27, 2012 8:43:38 PM I cannot acees my data hard drive (I use 2 drives; oper. system and data) and get the following: D:\ IS NOT ACCESSIBLE "The semaphore timeout period has expired" Have a lot of data not yet backed up, PLEASE.. need help zl More about : hard drive error semaphore timeout period expired treefrog07 a b G Storage January 28, 2012 1:33:08 AM Try running (as an Administrator) CHKDSK /R on the D drive from the command prompt, your D may have some bad clusters. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources The semaphore timeout period has expired. Forum This operation returned because the timeout period expired windows 7 Forum The operation returned because the timeout period expired Forum This operation returned because the timeout period expired Forum This operation returned because the timeout period expired windows 7 Forum SolvedWill hard drives stop working after idle for a long period? Forum Windows 7 activation is expired but I want to format hard drive Forum How to know warranty period of hitachi internal hard drive Forum OLD hitachi DESKTOP hard drive CHECK warranty PERIOD Forum Solved2TB WD External Hard Drive I/O Error solution SolvedWd Hdd corrupt hard drive data transfer error solution SolvedExternal Hard Drive Crc , Readonly , Raw Format Error solution SolvedDid my hard drive die? NTFS.sys bluescreen error. Hard drive not found in BIOS. solution SolvedFix External Hard Drive Mulitply ERROR!!! solution SolvedHard drive error and freezing solution SolvedHard Drive Partition Issue and Startup Error solution SolvedHard drive error message solution SolvedI have images in a external hard drive and find an error when i try to copy same into a flash drive. How do I fix this solution SolvedMy parents computer gets an a type of error message stating something about how the hard drive is failing and that they should solution Solvedwhy does my external hard drive reports the error "G:\ is not accessible. The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable." solution More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !