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My buffalo hard drive keeps asking for it to be formatted

Last response: in Components
October 3, 2012 12:35:40 PM

my buffalo external hard drive keeps asking me to format it
October 3, 2012 1:22:44 PM

If this is your first use of the drive then this is normal. Once formatting has completed you can use the drive.

If as I suspect this not the first use, it sounds like the partition table has corrupted or you maybe looking at a general failure. Neither is very good news for your data.