External hard drive fails to read Tags: Hard Drives External Hard Drive Storage Last response: April 19, 2012 10:14 AM in Storage Share terryedmondson April 12, 2012 11:10:17 AM What can i try to rectify this fault More about : external hard drive fails read neon neophyte a b G Storage April 12, 2012 11:52:07 AM more info please list your hardware. does the drive spin up? can you see the drive? describe whats going on in more detail m 0 l terryedmondson April 19, 2012 10:14:19 AM 1. The hard drive does spin up 2. It is an hitachi XL 1000 3. i am running widows XP 4.The icon disappears from the my computer window m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources External hard drive fails to read Forum What to do when external hard drive fails to read? Forum SolvedComputer Reads Every External Hard Drive and Flash Drive As "Read-Only" Forum SolvedMy Dell Vostro won't read my WD external hard drive Forum computer crashed hardware fails and external hard drive won't work Forum SolvedXP Media center won't read DVD files from Seagate 4TB external hard drive Forum SolvedWD external hard drive read only Forum I dropped my Seagate External Hard drive on the floor and my PC wont read it Forum ps3 does not read my 1.5 wd elements external hard drive Forum My computer cannot read my WD External Hard drive Forum My WD elements 1tb external hard drive wont read Forum External Hard Drive Data Visible But Not Able to be Read/Copied Forum Vista Media Center won't read DVD files from Seagate 4TB External Hard drive Forum win 7 won't read iomega external hard drive Forum External 1TB WD hard drive cannot be read in Windows 7/8 - what can I do ? Forum Cant read from source file or disk copying from external hard drive to computer Forum External Hard Drive Read/Write Error Forum detects external hard drive, but cannot read any data Forum External hard drive cannot be read Forum How can i get my computer to read my 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 !