My external hard drive wont format Tags: Hard Drives External Hard Drive Format Storage Last response: January 30, 2012 8:06 PM in Storage Share Anonymous a b G Storage January 30, 2012 7:55:26 PM Hello, I've just transferred my external hard drive to my laptop, the drive is showing up but when I check it it says the folder is empty. It is showing a percentae of used space when I check the available disc space. What can I do please? More about : external hard drive wont format RealBeast a c 317 G Storage January 30, 2012 8:06:27 PM Is it being assigned a drive letter? If not go into disk management, right click on it over the right area and assign it one, then the files will be available. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources External hard drive hitich wont open and wont format Forum My external Hard Drive won't format and won't work Forum Why wont my external hard drive format? Forum Mac Files Won't Copy To External Hard Drive Plus Won't Format Forum My external hard drive wont format Forum My external hard drive wont format Forum My external hard drive wont format Forum My WD external hard drive wont format Forum Usb external hard drive is recognize but won't open wants to format Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive Crc , Readonly , Raw Format Error 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 SolvedDropped 1TB seagate external hard drive. Now it is asking me to format. Help! Forum SolvedCan't format my external hard drive to anything other than NTFS Forum Solvedhow to format an external 3tb seagate back up plus into an internal 3tb hard drive Forum SolvedOnce I format my external hard drive how would recover the lost files Forum Solvedmy Iomega external hard drive will not connect. only option given is to format Forum HOW DO I FORMAT MY Seagate 3.5 inch External Hard Drive with USB 3.0 3TB TO NTFS Forum External hard drive not mounting, wants to format Forum How to format a write protect WD external hard drive/disk Forum My Eee pc used to open external memories with the adapter on drive F:, now i t reads must be formatted, but it won't format? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !