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My external hard disk is shown on the computer, but a specific partition on it i

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October 30, 2012 4:30:56 AM

My ATA external hard disk shows up on my computer, but some partitions on it aren't working. Says I need to format them before I could use them. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!
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October 30, 2012 4:50:49 AM

format them through the windows management system then O_o
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November 6, 2012 1:52:36 AM

dudewitbow said:
format them through the windows management system then O_o


So how do I do that please?
King!!
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November 6, 2012 3:15:17 PM

If you do a format you will lose whatever info is in those partitions. Just right-click on the partition and select "Format" from the menu. You probably should run a full disk scan on the drive using a low level utility, the drive vendor probably has one you can download and install.
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