the short story is. i was using ...WinToFlash - Install Windows from usb
on my 500gb ext drive. after 20 mins the program just stopped responding.
explorer (xp) also stopped responding. so i did a quick reboot to stop the agony.
now when the drive is plugged in, explorer just hangs and freezes cold.
i tried using partition master to reformat the drive, but that program also crashes.
Can my Drive be rescued or do i throw it in the trash?