I tried to run chkdsk from the administrator command prompt but it kept saying "Cannot open volume for direct access." I already tried pulling the 3.5" SATA drive from the enclosure Okcpa, Sep 28, 2010 #7 Okcpa Thread Starter Joined: Sep 26, 2010 Messages: 5 Thanks to both of you for your posts. You already tried that. 3) Optionally, try to make an image of the entire disk or in one way or another pull all the important data from the disk. Loading... http://rss4medics.com/cannot-open/repair-usb-drive-cannot-open-volume-for-direct-access.php
Loading... Okcpa, Sep 29, 2010 #8 vicks Joined: Jan 31, 2005 Messages: 5,135 Glad we were able to help you. Loading... In ascending order of thoroughness (which generally also indicates the time they will take to run) I recommend: Run Seatools for DOS (not the Windows version; download the ISO), and choose http://ccm.net/forum/affich-396310-unable-to-format-or-open-usb
This enables writing caching on the drive and therefore allows you to format it as NTFS! The games won't open. Rating is available when the video has been rented.
Check the disk for errors. Its usually hopeless unless you have access to SMD equipment repairs. How would you model 'a sphere with a shell' like object? Cannot Open Volume For Direct Access Windows 10 up vote 4 down vote favorite I have WD My Book Essential 3TB external drive for more than 2 years now.
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Pulling it out of your computer and putting it in another computer as a non-primary disk is a good way to prevent software (the OS) from automatically writing to it. Chkdsk Cannot Open Volume For Direct Access External Hard Drive CrystalTuts 40,260 views 4:30 Repair A Corrupt Harddisk (Really-works) - Duration: 4:00. Cannot run CHKDSK. I cannot go to the subdirectories.
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Clicking Here Advertisement Okcpa Thread Starter Joined: Sep 26, 2010 Messages: 5 Everytime I boot my system (running Windows 7 32 bit) I get the following message: Checking file system on C: The Chkdsk Cannot Open Volume For Direct Access Windows 7 Sign in to make your opinion count. Cannot Open Volume For Direct Access Sd Card Click here to join today!
Check disk options Auto fix file system errors Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors. More about the author I guess it's not that type of problem. –ome Feb 23 '14 at 13:40 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote I have two WD MyBooks. If that happens the OS will no longer have problems with the file allocation structures and all the associated logical data structures will be fine (that's why I wrote "This could Then right-click on My Computer from the desktop and choose Manage. Chkdsk Cannot Open Volume For Direct Access Usb Drive
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Thanks heaps!!! Cannot Open Volume For Direct Access Windows Xp Disclaimer: I don't know which part of my drive is failing but mechanically it sounds in perfect working order. Refreshing the Disk Management, my drive is already gone - Unknown, Not Initialized.
You could also try formatting the card by using a different computer or device.Hope that helps.Boogieman_WD mollyontherideOct 23, 2015, 11:26 AM Boogieman_WD said: Hey there, mollyontheride and welcome to the community. manage my computer Next click on Device Manager and then expand out Disk Drives. There's lots of variations on how you can do this, but whatever method you choose, read only!. Cannot Open Volume For Direct Access Sd Card Fix share|improve this answer answered Feb 21 '14 at 13:37 user302078 1 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote I couldn't run CHKDSK or look at folders, etc.
But I am unwilling to give up. Please help! 7 answers Comments are Closed Ptrhlln May 11, 2011 at 5:11 am My usb drive doesn't even format. I don't know where to go from here. news This can be blown off or simply defeated.
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