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    External Drive Suddenly Recognized as CD

    Alright, thank you : (
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    External Drive Suddenly Recognized as CD

    Here you go. I really appreciate the help thank you!
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    External Drive Suddenly Recognized as CD

    Alright. Windows 10 why?
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    External Drive Suddenly Recognized as CD

    I haven't. How do I do that? And would it really be necessary if there hadn't been any updates with my computer between the time my drive was working and was not?
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    External Drive Suddenly Recognized as CD

    I'm not actually good at handling electronics so I'll see if I can get some help with it. Other than that, is there anything else I can do or is that already the most probable answer to my problem? Also, just wondering if you would know what caused this problem so I could prevent it in the...
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    External Drive Suddenly Recognized as CD

    Nope, my laptop doesn't have a CD player in the first place. I actually didn't pay attention to that until now thanks. It gives me the option to initialize the disk but, whether I choose MBR or GPT, it says: "The request failed due to a fatal device hardware error." What does this mean now?
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    External Drive Suddenly Recognized as CD

    The program couldn't access the files either.
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    External Drive Suddenly Recognized as CD

    Yes, I've tried it on three computers. They all recognized it as CD with no data.
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    External Drive Suddenly Recognized as CD

    Would downloading the free version be enough? Thanks.
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    External Drive Suddenly Recognized as CD

    Here you go. Thanks in advance : (
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    External Drive Suddenly Recognized as CD

    My external drive (WD Passport Ultra) was suddenly recognized as CD. I've been using it for years now and this is the first time this has happened. It was working just fine the previous day.The data could no longer be accessed. I read up online that I should use programs to try recovering the...
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