Can't open external HDD

I was using my external HDD to download some videos today and then deleted those same videos. Then after maybe 15 mins when i tried to look up some things in external HDD I got the error in Dolphin:

An error occurred while accessing ‘ImperijalnaArhiva’, the system responded: The requested operation has failed: Error mounting /dev/sdc1 at /run/media/krematorijum/ImperijalnaArhiva: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdc1, missing codepage or helper program, or other error

And I no longer can acces that drive. I was using it for a past few days. I booted Windows 11 to see if the drive is maybe dead but on Windows it works normally. I was just browsing the web before I could no longer use it, now when external HDD is plugged in it just gives the solid blue light, no flickering. (When the external HDD is not not in use (read/write) the light turns off) I never had this issue before.

I had this one time in the past (reason unkwown like you…)
If you can boot into a Windows environnement try to Analyse and repair this disk via Windows (I suppose it is an NTFS drive…)
And then, try it again in a Linux env. It should work.
(Mine was good after this)

Best regards.

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NeedaVirus, krematorijum … no lack of imagination in choosing username there.

:petri_dish: :syringe: :skull:

:coffin: :fire: :funeral_urn:


It is old & I was young :sweat_smile:
In fact, it’s a small “word games” between the computer Viruses, and an old Hardcore music compilation called “D.H.T. Virus xx” I was so fan in my good old days :wink:

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