Windows

Our forums are currently in maintenance mode and the ability to post is disabled. We will be back up and running as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience!

Question

Locked

WD external drive not recognized on windows after ubuntu partition

By manishmk ·
I have a WD 500GB portable external HDD that I used with Windows and used as regular storage. Some months back, I got Ubuntu on to my PC. I partitioned the WD external HDD to try external booting - just for fun. I may have used diskparted to partition it.
Now the problem - When I try to access both windows and ubuntu partitions from Ubuntu, I can see them fine. But Windows is unable to see either of the partitions. It asks me to format the drive.
Is there any way I can make Windows recognize it? I know there was a fdisk/mbr command in earlier Windows. Is there a similar command in Win 7? Appreciate any help in advance.
Thanks.

This conversation is currently closed to new comments.

Thread display: Collapse - | Expand +

All Answers

Share your knowledge

Related Discussions

Related Forums