Your Passport drive may be slowly degrading its file system integrity.
Try following with reliable USB connection. Recovery is impossible on bad USB connection.
1) Don’t try Windows Scandisk utility as might worsen your drive’s condition if the drive was formatted to FAT32 partition.
2) If you don’t mind losing your data on the drive, you can repartition and format to NTFS using following method.
Partition & Format Drives:
3) But if you wish to recover what inside the drive and/or repair it with non-destructive method, please download HDTune [Free] first and run on deep scan mode. If you see sector errors with red blocks, you need to download HDD Regenerator 2011 and follow the instruction as available on this post.
HDD Regenerator 2011 Home:
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