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My Hard Drive Is Not Showing On My Computer by greatpablo(m): 9:59pm On Oct 27, 2016
good evening,
my Toshiba harddrive of 1TB has been working fine till this evening,I don't really know what happened, when I plugged the harddrive into my system it makes that number sound,but I can't see the Hard drive space capacity in file explorer and when I go to disk management,it show that my disk has not been initialized.please I will be grateful,if any suggestions can be provided on how to make my hard drive show on my file explorer.
Re: My Hard Drive Is Not Showing On My Computer by walex1991(m): 12:15am On Oct 28, 2016
You can try opening the hard disk bay, removeit and clean the teeth den fix it back
Re: My Hard Drive Is Not Showing On My Computer by HyDef(m): 8:39am On Oct 28, 2016
Try to run a chkdsk from cmd.
Re: My Hard Drive Is Not Showing On My Computer by AKBliv010(m): 1:26pm On Oct 28, 2016
greatpablo:
good evening,
my Toshiba harddrive of 1TB has been working fine till this evening,I don't really know what happened, when I plugged the harddrive into my system it makes that number sound,but I can't see the Hard drive space capacity in file explorer and when I go to disk management,it show that my disk has not been initialized.please I will be grateful,if any suggestions can be provided on how to make my hard drive show on my file explorer.

Not much you can do about it..initializing will erase the hard drive.
Re: My Hard Drive Is Not Showing On My Computer by greatpablo(m): 10:08pm On Oct 28, 2016
AKBliv010:


Not much you can do about it..initializing will erase the hard drive.
thanks for the tip,but whenever I try to initialize,a dialogue box pops out telling it can't be done because of I/O error.please do you have any idea how I can initiasize the drive and the drive keeps making a clicking sound.thanks in advance
Re: My Hard Drive Is Not Showing On My Computer by Nobody: 9:05am On Oct 29, 2016
I believe it's an external hard drive, hope it didn't fall down before this start happening?
Re: My Hard Drive Is Not Showing On My Computer by CookieBrown: 12:40pm On Oct 30, 2016
greatpablo:
good evening,
my Toshiba harddrive of 1TB has been working fine till this evening,I don't really know what happened, when I plugged the harddrive into my system it makes that number sound,but I can't see the Hard drive space capacity in file explorer and when I go to disk management,it show that my disk has not been initialized.please I will be grateful,if any suggestions can be provided on how to make my hard drive show on my file explorer.

Hello there,

in situations like this, two things are involved. The Hard drive is either damaged or it's connector (USB or SATA) is faulty, your computer can simply not detect it anymore. Please try testing the mentioned Hard drive on another computer or Laptop and let me know if you observe any changes. Also, I need to know the manufacturer of your hard disk drive.
Re: My Hard Drive Is Not Showing On My Computer by greatpablo(m): 9:45pm On Oct 30, 2016
CookieBrown:


Hello there,

in situations like this, two things are involved. The Hard drive is either damaged or it's connector (USB or SATA) is faulty, your computer can simply not detect it anymore. Please try testing the mentioned Hard drive on another computer or Laptop and let me know if you observe any changes. Also, I need to know the manufacturer of your hard disk drive.
thank you boss,I have inserted the hard drive in several laptop,the harddrive didn't show in any of the file explorer.I took it to a workshop they changed the. cable head and put a different one,still same thing.manufacturer of the hardrive is Toshiba,but it keeps making clicking,ticking and pounding sound.someone told me,once harddrive crashes,it can't be fixed,how true is it?
Re: My Hard Drive Is Not Showing On My Computer by Brendaniel: 12:12am On Oct 31, 2016
greatpablo:

thank you boss,I have inserted the hard drive in several laptop,the harddrive didn't show in any of the file explorer.I took it to a workshop they changed the. cable head and put a different one,still same thing.manufacturer of the hardrive is Toshiba,but it keeps making clicking,ticking and pounding sound.someone told me,once harddrive crashes,it can't be fixed,how true is it?

If it's making such sounds then it's possibly damaged already, fixing of hard drives is done by companies who refurbish hard drives and I don't think we have them in Nigeria...

Best advice is to get a new one...
Re: My Hard Drive Is Not Showing On My Computer by greatpablo(m): 8:56am On Oct 31, 2016
Brendaniel:


If it's making such sounds then it's possibly damaged already, fixing of hard drives is done by companies who refurbish hard drives and I don't think we have them in Nigeria...

Best advice is to get a new one...
ok...thanks.
Re: My Hard Drive Is Not Showing On My Computer by CookieBrown: 6:36pm On Oct 31, 2016
greatpablo:

thank you boss,I have inserted the hard drive in several laptop,the harddrive didn't show in any of the file explorer.I took it to a workshop they changed the. cable head and put a different one,still same thing.manufacturer of the hardrive is Toshiba,but it keeps making clicking,ticking and pounding sound.someone told me,once harddrive crashes,it can't be fixed,how true is it?

Yes! In most cases, it can't be fixed, and even if it does, it will fail again. Am sorry but at this point, it's best you buy a new one, "Seagate" to be precise. The sounds you hear are from the magnetic tape inside, trying to spin and read properly. Remember to always keep your Hard drive in a hard disk enclosure, this protects it from dust and other environmental elements. Am sorry I couldn't offer much assistance.
Re: My Hard Drive Is Not Showing On My Computer by greatpablo(m): 8:22am On Nov 01, 2016
CookieBrown:


Yes! In most cases, it can't be fixed, and even if it does, it will fail again. Am sorry but at this point, it's best you buy a new one, "Seagate" to be precise. The sounds you hear are from the magnetic tape inside, trying to spin and read properly. Remember to always keep your Hard drive in a hard disk enclosure, this protects it from dust and other environmental elements. Am sorry I couldn't offer much assistance.
Thanks boss,I deeply appreciate your input.I will go for the Seagate when I have the money,I cant afford to loose my files and documents again.thanks once again.
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