How come I am being asked to reformat my hard drive after moving it to a new external enclosure?

by on November 12, 2011

Q: i just replaced the enclosure on my external hd. It is now telling me to format the drive. nothing should be wrong with the drive and it has irreplaceable stuff on it. what can I do


One Response to “How come I am being asked to reformat my hard drive after moving it to a new external enclosure?”
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    Verify all the connections, try using it on a different computer. If possible set the hard drive up exactly how it was when it was working correctly.

    In the future always have backups of important data.

    Computer parts break, and homes burn down so always plan for the worst.

    I suggest and use http://www.crashplan.com/