Particular folder is not opening in my external harddisk

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Dipu - Dec 12, 2014 at 06:39 AM
R2D2_WD Posts 3606 Registration date Monday September 1, 2014 Status Member Last seen February 20, 2017   - Dec 12, 2014 at 07:18 AM
Hello,

I have 1 Tb segate External Hard Drive . it contains many folders all folders are open except one folder whenever i tried to open that folder it says corrupted or unreadable.

pls help me to open that folder it have lots of important data.

Regards

Deepak
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R2D2_WD Posts 3606 Registration date Monday September 1, 2014 Status Member Last seen February 20, 2017   155
Dec 12, 2014 at 07:18 AM
Hello Deepak,

Have you tried opening the folder in Safe Mode? Try that and if it works, copy data and reformat drive. Run the manufacturer's software to check for some errors. If you can not access that folder even in Safe Mode, try using the Chkdks /f command from the CMD.

More about chkdsk commands: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/technet-magazine/dd637756(v=msdn.10)?redirectedfrom=MSDN

Hope this helps