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WD Red Drive doesn't show the contents of the drive and wants to format

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Hello experts,

I had data on my WD Red drive (which was in an external enclosure).. Removed the drive from the enclosure and tried connecting it internally.

Windows recognized the drive but prompted me to format the drive to use it.

Disk Management
I removed the drive and put it back into the enclosure but get the same message. :(

Is there a way I could access my data?

Would appreciate any comments..Thanks a ton in advance.
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