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External hard disk not recognised on any computer

by chethrao / September 29, 2009 3:43 AM PDT

Hi there,

I had borrowed a 120 GB Fujitsu external hard drive from a friend. I plugged it to my old laptop on which I had run a virus scan and cleaned off all the viruses. The hard disk got recognized this time. Then once I unplugged this and plugged back later onto the same laptop, it wasnt recognized. I then connected it to a brand new laptop and it still wasnt recognized. I tried connecting it to few other laptops and it still wasnt recognized. That makes me believe that the hard disk is infected. Can anyone please help me with this issue.


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Try A Different OS:
by In-Correct / October 1, 2009 8:50 AM PDT

Try plugging it into a computer with a different operating system. Do all of these computers have the same operating system?

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No, I don't think it's infected, but...
by ahtoi / October 1, 2009 11:20 AM PDT

for some reason unknown, this Hdd. is corrupted. You need some partition/data recovery software to help you out. Search cnet downloads to see what's available. Good luck.

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