Unable to access external harddrive [Solved/Closed]

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Hello,


i have a lot of data in my external hard drive (transcend 320 GB). for some reason i am not able to view the data. when i click on the drive it gives an error " the disk is not formatted. do you want to format now". what do i do so as to recover my data. also the file type is now showing as RAW.

can you pls advise

regrds
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Hello,

Try this 1.

If the "File System" is RAW, then may be partition got damaged or corrupted.

Click on the below link and download the file.

https://download.cnet.com/MiniTool-Power-Data-Recovery-Free-Edition/3000-2094_4-10561431.html?part=dl-6285158&subj=dl&tag=button

Select the option "Damaged Partition Recovery". It will recover the data from the

damaged partition.

Good Luck.
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Hi,

please have a look on the following thread, there you'll find some advices that may be helpful.

https://ccm.net/forum/affich-31442-can-t-access-data-on-my-usb-mass-storage