|Did you use the recovery partition to do the reinstall? If not, did you have the install CD? Are all the drivers there? An external drive can go bad at any time. Actually, that goes for any drive. That's why people should backup in more than one place but time & time again, I see posts asking how do I save my data? Formatting is last resort & it doesn't save data.|
How do you know when a politician is lying? His mouth is moving.