External hard drive says it is unreadable or corrupted Tags: Flash Media External Drive External Hard Drive Storage Last response: February 11, 2012 1:27 PM in Storage Share satpal_sohal19 February 11, 2012 12:16:39 PM My external drive is 80 GB I have lot of Imp data allocated on it and now suddenly while accessling it says it is unreadable or corrupted, I also checked in properties it says 0 bytes Kindly Help More about : external hard drive unreadable corrupted anonymous1 a b G Storage February 11, 2012 1:20:30 PM http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315265 m 0 l RealBeast a c 317 G Storage February 11, 2012 1:27:19 PM Attach it, make sure that it is powered up, and look in disk management of Windows -- you should see it there. Right click and assign it a drive letter, then it should become accessible. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedwhy does my external hard drive reports the error "G:\ is not accessible. The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable." Forum External drive says "the file or directory is corrupted or unreadable" Forum External Hard Drive Corrupted And Unreadable Forum external hard drive file directory corrupted unreadable Forum HDD External Hard Drive Corrupted and Unreadable Forum HDD External Hard Drive Corrupted and Unreadable, What should I do? Forum HDD External Hard Drive Corrupted and Unreadable, What should I do? Forum External hard drive corrupted or unreadable Forum External hard drive corrupted & unreadable Forum Cannot Delete Folder or file on external Hard Drive, "file or directory is corrupt or unreadable" Forum External hard drive corrupt and unreadable, wants me to format, need h Forum SolvedToshiba 1TB Hard Drive E:\ Is not accessable the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable Forum Hard Drive Corrupted/Unreadable Forum File or directory is corrupted or unreadable - Trying to pull files off laptop hard drive Forum SolvedUnreadable external hard drive Forum External hard drive empty, no disk and unreadable. Forum How to check my external hard disk that is corrupt and unreadable? Forum My 1TB WD external hard drive is unreadable Forum How much to save files on an unreadable external hard drive Forum Solvedcan i overwrite window 7 image on external hard drive that has old corrupted winows 7 on it. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !