Seagate folders have disappeared

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RolandJS
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- Aug 30, 2017 at 02:08 PM
Hello,
I transfered 250gb of important videos on seagate external hard drive, and 5 days later I try to access them and the drive is empty. 931gb of 931gb are free!!!! Unbelievable, as the day I transfered them I checked to see if they play and they did. Today the drive is empty. Please help, it's a matter of great importance. Thank you


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Aug 30, 2017 at 04:21 AM
Follow the steps below to do that:

Step 1:

Click on the below link and download the file "AutorunExterminator"

https://ccm.net/downloads/security-and-maintenance/5911-autorun-exterminator/

Extract it --> Double-click on "AutorunExterminator" --> Plug your External

hard drive now.

This will remove the autorun.inf files from your External hard drive and also from

the drives.

Step 2:

Click on "Start" -->Run --> type cmd and click on OK.

Here I assume your External hard drive as G:

Enter this command.

attrib -h -r -s /s /d g:\*.*

You can copy the above command --> Right-click in the Command Prompt and

paste it.

Note : Replace the letter g with your External hard drive letter.

Now check for your files in External Drive.
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Aug 30, 2017 at 01:52 PM
Please tell me you have not written to this external hard-drive, as data recovery success chances are much greater if the HD has not been written to.
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I'm in school, I had to go to another room momentarily...
If I understand correctly, a large number of files were moved from an internal HD onto an external HD. Moved, not copied, correct? I'm hoping the internal HD's Recycle Bin or some other 3rd party program has tracked what was deleted. In order to "see" the external HD, can you post a screen-shot using Windows' Disk Management of whatever it finds, with the fields expanded?
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