My buffalo hard drive keeps asking for it to be formatted Tags: External Hard Drive Buffalo Hard Drives Format Components Last response: October 3, 2012 1:22 PM in Components Share Anonymous October 3, 2012 12:35:40 PM Hello, my buffalo external hard drive keeps asking me to format it More about : buffalo hard drive formatted noise 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Buffalo external hard drive is asking to be formatted Forum I brought a pen drive from ebay and it's asking me to keep formating it even though it has already bean formatted what can I d Forum SolvedHow to format external 2Tb buffalo hard drive to ntfs windows 7 Forum SolvedDropped 1TB seagate external hard drive. Now it is asking me to format. Help! Forum SolvedHard drive asking for format before use 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 SolvedPlease help :( my buffalo external hard drive can't be recognised on my Macbook. Forum Transcend external hard drive asking to format Forum Hard drive asking to format Forum 2nd sata Hard Drive detected in disk management but not open asking for format Forum Solvedbuffalo external hard drive will not power on Forum Solvedbuffalo external hard drive will not power on Forum External hard drive asking to be formated Forum External Hard drive asking to format Forum SolvedBuffalo External Hard drive: Can it be used internally? Forum Transcend external hard drive asking to format Forum Computer asking to format WD external Hard drive Forum SolvedBuffalo 2tb WD hard drive not recognized anymore. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !