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I cannot access my 320 GB simpledrive. It asks do you want to format drive?

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As you are getting promt of format drive that confirms that your system is able to detect your 320 GB simpledrive.

If you are using it first time then by default you will get this promt and if you are already using it from a long time then your data which is in the drive got corrupt and that's the main reason you are getting this promt of format drive. You need to click on yes to format it.

There is no other option. You will need to format the drive and you will loose your data which you have in it.


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