Hard Drive Problem HELPP !!

By HungPwnsYou
Jan 31, 2008
  1. hey guys/girls !

    have a problem with my hardrive after opening a really old video file when my media player loaded up it said file cannot be found ... then the window automaticlly closed and when i tried to access my hard drive again but it said " The Disk In Drive G: Is Not Formatted Want To Format It Now ? " please if anything please help me as i have alot of my personal and musch needed work documents in there thanks guys ! :wave:
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Physical hard drive error.

    Try removing the harddrive fully (detaching all cables: data and power)
    Remove power fully to computer
    Pushing in power button on computer for 30 secs (dispersing all internal voltage)
    Re-attaching hard drive cables
    Re-plug in power
    Turn back on
    If it works
    Backup! (Hmm I'm not going to expand on this, but I should)
  3. HungPwnsYou

    HungPwnsYou TS Rookie Topic Starter

    cheers thanks alot it solved the probelm u jsut saved me years of hard work =] thansk again
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Backup BackUP BACKUP

    and thanks for replying back with if it worked

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