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How to Fix External Hard Disk "Access is Denied" Error "Do You Want To Format?"

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1. Make sure your hard disk is plugged to the system  
2. Click start and type cmd and click on it











3. type the following code:       chkdsk /f E:
4. Press enter key

Note:  there is space between chkdsk and /f and E:
            e.g         chkdsk(space)/f(space)E:
            E:  =   your hard disk location, it might be F: or D:  
                       depends



5. You have to wait for some time to precess and repair the bad 
     sector, it might take 2 to 5 minutes depends on the disk

6. After the repair try and open the hard disk again and you 
    will see your files are back again.



8 comments:

  1. thank you so much, this your post really helped me alot to recover my files back from my hard disk

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  2. wow, guy u bad o, men thanks. i was thinking of formating my hard disk, but this brought it back to life again.
    thank you sir.

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  3. great writeup @admin

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  4. Tried this but mine is saying cannot open volume for direct access.

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    1. sir did u follow the procedure properly? and what is the problem with the hard disk?

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