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 236 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: ForumExternal hard drive hitich wont open and wont format ForumMy external hard drive wont format ForumMac Files Won't Copy To External Hard Drive Plus Won't Format ForumWhy wont my external hard drive format ? ForumMy external hard drive wont format ForumMy external Hard Drive won't format and won't work ForumCan't format my external hard drive . Should I wipe it? ForumMy external hard drive wont format ForumMy WD external hard drive wont format ForumUsb external hard drive is recognize but won't open wants to format ForumFormat External hard drive ForumExternal Hard drive asking to format ForumMy hard drive wont format and wont delete the partitions help me ForumHELP!!! Dropped my 1tb external hard drive now wont work ForumI cant format my external hard drive on win7 ForumHard drive wont format . ForumSSD swap for Avatar 145A2 Ultrabook? Forum[Solved] Using old hard drive in new computer ForumHelp identifying an old hard disk ForumHard Drive Grinding? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !