Says I need to format disk in drive E: but I dont want to format it! RRS feed

  • Question

  • I recently needed to get a new hard drive because my Laptop would not start up, and from then when ever I put in a USB or SD card, it says that it needs to be formatted although it works perfectly fine on other computers. Is there anyway I can get it to work on my laptop because I really do not want to format it. And it would also say that "the volume does not contain a recognized file system"

    I have used a recovery tool but they don't recovery everything that I need. 

    • Edited by Tats12 Friday, August 9, 2013 9:17 PM
    • Moved by Ken Warren Saturday, August 10, 2013 12:04 AM off topic for Windows Home Server forums
    Friday, August 9, 2013 9:15 PM


  • Hello,

    I'd ask in the Windows forum on Microsoft Community.


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    • Proposed as answer by Just Karl Friday, April 25, 2014 4:12 PM
    • Marked as answer by Just Karl Thursday, May 15, 2014 8:55 PM
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