my 2 tb external hard drive after connected to my laptop but it’s not recognised. How can i recover it? is my data lost?
There could be various reasons for an external hard drive to become unresponsive or undetected. It can be a hardware issue or some technical issue in the software.
Below are the few possible reasons for any drive being unresponsive:
1. A Lot of bad sectors
2. Infected File (Virus or Malware)
3. Driver issue
4. Mechanical failure
You can try the below options to resolve the issue:
1. Run CHKDSK
2. Use an Antivirus & Anti-Malware tool
3. Re-install the drivers
Here, I recommend you to check the below blog to know the solution for this issue: How to Fix Not Responding Hard Drive
Hope this will help.
Check your drive in disk management and share what is the status of your drive