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External Hard Disk Help

  1. #1


    Posts : 4
    Windows 8

    External Hard Disk Help


    So, i tried to pen my external hard disk,
    and this is what happened:


    The USB Protection i use is USB Disk Security and i dont know if this options (in image) does something about it..


    Thanks in advance

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  2. #2


    Posts : 5,707
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    This most likely is due to USB Disk Security software, if you changed something recently within, I'd try to reverse it.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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