Partition Problem on External Drive

Hello,

I have an external hard drive with 2 partitions, E & F. Both show as healthy and active, but when I try to access the E drive, windows prompts me to format the drive. In My Computer the drive is listed, but shows no Total Size or Free Space. I tried running Virtual Lab Client, but I get a "semaphore error". Any help would be appreciated.
OwenLinkAsked:
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Randy DownsConnect With a Mentor OWNERCommented:
The video doesn't really tell you much other than there's a drive inside your external box. With luck you might find a PC that you could connect that drive to and maybe read it if the internal drive is not damaged.
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Randy DownsOWNERCommented:
Have you tried fromatting the drive?
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OwenLinkAuthor Commented:
Sorry, I should have mentioned that I have data on that partition that I hope not to lose.

Thanks
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Randy DownsOWNERCommented:
Since it's external the easy solution would be to move it to another PC and backup your data. If you have the same issue on teh 2nd PC then it's a drive problem.
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OwenLinkAuthor Commented:
Unfortunately I got the same results on a second computer.
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Randy DownsOWNERCommented:
That makes it a drive problem so you are looking at data recovery.

If it's really important data then there are places that can recover it for you but it can be expensive.
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Randy DownsOWNERCommented:
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OwenLinkAuthor Commented:
Thanks for you help!
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