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Old 09-26-2009
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Default External Hard Drive Access Denied

Hi guys, couple days ago my external hard drive stopped letting me access it in "My Computer"

I have looked at every possible solution posted on the internet but nothing is working

The picture of the drive as well as the name but nothing else (drive size/free space) but when i double click on it it says "Drive is not accessible : Access Denied"

The only thing that does work is booting the laptop in safe mode, i can then access it and look at all the files.

The things i have tried so far:

- Virus Scan
- Malware Scan
- chdsk z: /r
- System Restore
- Renaming the Drive
- Disk Management
- Defragmenting the Drive
- Changing the ownership
- Changing the permissions

I dont know what else i can do

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