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Whenever i try to access some folder which is save in my external hard drive of seagate , it telling request could not be performed because of an I/O devise error, please tell me the soluton

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Open command prompt(if your using Windows): Click start -> Run(if your using Windows 7 just type CMD on the start search) type CMD and press Enter.

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