Hard drive returning "e: is not accessible. Access is denied
by Slap_Shot_12 - 1/31/13 7:07 AM
Hi all - I used to have this as an internal drive but it stopped working last week. I replaced it and bought an external enclosure to try work on it and recover the data on it.
I've tried on 2 computers as an internal and external drive and get the same thing. When I plug the drive in and turn it on the computer (Win 7 and Win 8 machines) finds it perfectly (it appears as a new hard drive in 'My Computer'). The only thing is it shows the size and space remaining on the other drive in the computer but for that one it only says NTFS.
When I try to access that drive I get a popup box that says
Location not available:
e:\ is not accessible. Access is denied
I don't have any idea on where to even start with this so if someone could point me in the right direction I'd sure appreciate it.