Unable to access external harddrive

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SA - Sep 27, 2010 at 09:16 AM
 SA - Oct 1, 2010 at 02:41 PM
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
SA

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jack4rall
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Sep 27, 2010 at 09:31 AM
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/3000-2248_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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it worked. thanks for your help!
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Saman.tha
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Sep 27, 2010 at 09:19 AM
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

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