External hard drived crashed

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boazoland Posts 40 Registration date Friday October 5, 2012 Status Member Last seen March 28, 2017 - Jan 11, 2015 at 01:10 AM
Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 - Jan 17, 2015 at 07:30 AM
hello dude,
My external is crashed am not able to open unless i format it and is
now formatted how do i recover them.
i have lost very important files.

Thanks..

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Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,238
Jan 11, 2015 at 04:52 PM
Hi

Usually, after formatting, all data is erased, but you can try this free recovery tool called Recuva:

https://ccm.net/downloads/security-and-maintenance/5003-recuva/
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nottingham2014 Posts 1 Registration date Saturday January 17, 2015 Status Member Last seen January 17, 2015
Jan 17, 2015 at 07:14 AM
Well External Hard Drive Data Recovery is not a big deal, just show it to a professional data recovery agent and it can be solved.
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Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,238
Jan 17, 2015 at 07:30 AM
You obviously never tried Recuva which is freeware!
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