WD EX HD Problem Tags: Western Digital Display HD Windows 7 Last response: October 23, 2012 9:49 PM in Windows 7 Share Dokas October 23, 2012 7:49:05 PM Hello, I have WD external HD, but to my surprise this evening I could not open it, it only display this message "The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable" please your assistance is highly welcome. Thanks Abdul Hamid More about : problem Brett928S2 a b $ Windows 7 October 23, 2012 9:36:12 PM Hi Hard drive has probably crashed...run a hard drive test....then recovery software if needed... All the best Brett cirdecus October 23, 2012 9:49:22 PM Yeah, you can download some diagnostic utilities from WD's website to test it too. The best bet on those external drives is to build your own and get a quality hard drive and enclosure Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPC won't boot w/ 2 ex -RAID (Intel Matrix) WD HDDs connected,on P5QPro Forum560ti failing on Deus Ex : HR or is it me? ForumIS WD MORE RELIABLE THAN SEAGATE? ForumEX 58-UD3R 1 long 2 short BIOS beep code ForumEX 58 UD3R failure - debugging? ForumDeus Ex : Human Revolution runs poor with i5 3570k and HD 7850 ForumEX 58-UD3R woes ForumPlease assist with EX 58-UD3R & SSD BIOS settings ForumGA- EX 58-UD5 power issue ForumHard Drive Data Going to 0kb on GA- EX 58-UD5 ForumPossible to crossfire 5970's on Gigabyte GA- EX 58-UD3R? ForumEX 58-UD3R wont post ForumEX 58-UD3R Fails to boot ForumGigabyte GA- EX 58-UD5 - disk drive issues ForumHelp with GA- EX 58 UD5 with Raid-0 + Memory BIOS settings Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumProblem during Windows 7 installation.....!!!! ForumBluetooth problem ForumProblem ForumDriver Problem More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !