The file or directory is corrupted or unreachable

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Seyram - Dec 10, 2016 at 02:45 AM
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- Dec 22, 2016 at 12:34 AM
Hello,
dear sir,
my hard disk open alright but when i try to open a folder is says the file or directory is corrupted or unreachable

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Dec 12, 2016 at 04:03 AM
Hi Seyram,

Are you trying to access an external hard drive? I recommend you to test the drive on another PC and with another USB cable. When you connect the drive, open Command Prompt as an Administrator and type the following command:
Chkdsk H: /r

Replace the H with the drive’s letter. Wait for the process to end and try to access the data.
If the issue persists and you have stored data that you need, use a data recovery tool and try to save the most important files. Once you do so, format the drive and test its condition with the drive manufacturer’s diagnostic tool.
Some data recovery tools suggestions:
https://ccm.net/downloads/tools/file-management/

Hope this helps

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Dec 22, 2016 at 12:34 AM
It was observed that the file or directory corruption and the unreadable error occurs in Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista. I found a similar thread which may solve your problem, https://ccm.net/forum/affich-706028-file-or-directory-is-corrupt-or-unreadable
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