Windows 10: Unable to Access External HDD

Discus and support Unable to Access External HDD in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; Hi, I am unable to access my 1TB HDD on my surfacepro 4 128gb. I could do that with my other computers, however on SP4 i am unable to. Once the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by PradeepBapat, Sep 16, 2020.

  1. Unable to Access External HDD


    Hi,


    I am unable to access my 1TB HDD on my surfacepro 4 128gb. I could do that with my other computers, however on SP4 i am unable to.


    Once the below message comes, the system does nt response. I will end up removing the disk and do other things. Hence i have taken an image on mobile and sending it.


    Kindly advice.


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    :)
     
    PradeepBapat, Sep 16, 2020
    #1

  2. Unable to access external HDD

    I have Windows 10 Pro Version 1903 and use Macrium Reflect for my scheduled backups

    to an external HDD housed in a caddy. Recently the backups have failed four times

    due to an error "the semaphore timeout period has expired". Despite trying various

    suggestions to fix from Google - no luck! Now I have no access to my external HDD

    as the drive cannot be seen in ‎File Explorer. Your help for a fix will be greatly

    appreciated. Regards
     
    Peternosmas, Sep 16, 2020
    #2
  3. No access to external HDD

    Just over a week ago I posted the below problem of inability to access my external HDD. I had one response from someone who asked me to send a mailshot of my Disk Management. This failed on my first attempt but was successful on the second. Despite
    sending him/her a reminder I have heard nothing further. CAN SOMEONE PLEASE SEND A POSSIBLE SOLUTION AS I CANNOT DO ANY BACKUPS!

    I have Windows 10 Pro Version 1903 and use Macrium Reflect for my scheduled backups

    to an external HDD housed in a caddy. Recently the backups have failed four times

    due to an error "the semaphore timeout period has expired". Despite trying various

    suggestions to fix from Google - no luck! Now I have no access to my external HDD

    as the drive cannot be seen in ‎File Explorer. Your help for a fix will be greatly

    appreciated.
     
    Peternosmas, Sep 16, 2020
    #3
  4. Eric Ber Win User

    Unable to Access External HDD

    External Drive "not accessible"

    Hi,

    Corrupted USB controller is one of the possible reasons why you are unable to access your external hard drive. We suggest that you follow the troubleshooting steps provided in this

    link
    to resolve the issue.

    Should you need further assistance, don't hesitate to get back to us.
     
    Eric Ber, Sep 16, 2020
    #4
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