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Cannot open volume for direct access

  1. My problem is I cant open the drive. But in My Computer window, it did display the drive but I cant do anything. Windows prompt me to format the disk which I already did but I got this popup "cannot open volume for direct access".

    These are the solutions that I tried but failed:-

    Use TestDisk but it doesnt even detect the drive.
    Disk Management also didnt detect the drive.
    Already used Command Prompt to repair the disk. It display this "Cannot open volume for direct access" which I run it as admin.

    Here I provide a screenshot for reference.
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  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,446   +324

    Hmm; that's the primary partition with Windows on it - - can never format or partition the C:\ while booted from it :)

    WHY are you attempting this?
     
  3. Muhsein Sofian

    Muhsein Sofian TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Im sorry my bad.. I didnt explained it detailed enough..
    Im having problem with E: drive not C:..

    Have some suggestion/s?
     
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,446   +324

    Get a screen shot with E:\ selected :)
     
  5. Muhsein Sofian

    Muhsein Sofian TS Rookie Topic Starter

  6. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,446   +324

    The COMMAND PROMPT does, but not the Disk Manager - - get one of it - - much more information :)
     
  7. Muhsein Sofian

    Muhsein Sofian TS Rookie Topic Starter

    As u can see it is ONLINE but cant be open or showing any info bout the drive..
    So thats why I need help to figure how to repair the disk..
     
  8. Muhsein Sofian

    Muhsein Sofian TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Details for Drive E:
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  9. Muhsein Sofian

    Muhsein Sofian TS Rookie Topic Starter



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