Hard drive asking to format Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Format Storage Last response: September 11, 2012 4:52 PM in Storage Share dkisekka September 11, 2012 4:21:56 PM Hello Guys, I have a hard drive asking to format whenever i insert it in any laptop. what should i do in order to recover my data or rectify the problem. More about : hard drive format dingo07 a b D Laptop a b G Storage September 11, 2012 4:52:27 PM what's the history of the drive? does it have an OS installed? Multiple OS's? was it just a data drive? have you tried connecting it to a desktop? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDropped 1TB seagate external hard drive. Now it is asking me to format. Help! Forum SolvedHard drive asking for format before use Forum Toshiba 1TB Hard Drive asking to format disk. Forum Hard Drive cannot be read (Windows asking to format it) Forum Windows 8 and external hard drive asking to format Forum External Hard Drive with data not mounting and asking to format. Failed chkdsk on CMD halfway-progress!! Forum Transcend external hard drive asking to format Forum 2nd sata Hard Drive detected in disk management but not open asking for format Forum External Hard drive asking to format Forum Transcend external hard drive asking to format Forum Computer asking to format WD external Hard drive Forum My buffalo hard drive keeps asking for it to be formatted Forum Buffalo external hard drive is asking to be formatted Forum External hard drive asking to be formated Forum Why am i asked to format hard drive Forum My computer does not see my external hard drive and asks me to format Forum Solvedmy f drive is not opening.if we try open it is asking me to format the drive.but my important photos,videos and softwares are Forum I have an external drive where I can't get my videos and pictures anymore. asking for a format. Forum external Hard disk asking for format Forum External Hard Disk asking to 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 !