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I'm recovering a WD 500GB internal laptop drive. Cheers ROJ • October 22nd, 2014 at 11:51 pm Thanks for the clear directions. shinz13Jul 4, 2014, 9:24 AM sir themrvladek, i already tried chkdsk x: f/ or r/ but errors says Windows cannot recover master file table. I am making an assumption here that your previous hard drive was not partitioned, so all files were in the C: drive.Suppose you are running Microsoft Word and you have chosen More about the author

Then click the round button and choose S.M.A.R.T. And i have now backed up all my harddrive. If the damage to Master File Table (MFT) is serious, you have to use third party software, like Active Uneraser for DOS or Active File Recovery for Windows to access and Upon right clicking it you can found that it had somehow becomed disabled on your computer. http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/315618-2tb-hard-drive-becomes-inaccessible.html

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I did reboot it without removing the USB HDD but still the same problem. babangusJun 11, 2014, 12:52 PM themrvladek said: It is not better to apply first a data recovery software, because that software cannot access inaccessible disk. Any ideas of how to fix this problem.Thank you Probably, you have no permission (administrator privileges) on your computer to perform chkdsk.Click Start and in the Search field type: cmd then

EDIT: Should have read the original post more closely, as it appears you have done this. #5 Steltek, Jan 31, 2013 Last edited: Jan 31, 2013 Bubbaleone Golden Member Joined: The drives them selves are not damaged. Teacher2014Jun 18, 2014, 12:50 PM themrvaladek: I am a teacher and had all my work on a harddrive that today said 'corruped and unreadable' I nearly cried! Seagate External Hard Drive Slow Transfer Note: "almost".

Log in Administrator, open Command Prompt, and perform chkdsk /f (press Enter). Problems With Seagate External Hard Drive Formatting disk and later recovery data is really the last chance. What to do? Hard disk drives fail for a number of reasons, ranging from hardware life expectancy to human error.

WHERE are located the various My... Seagate External Hard Drive Repair Software adk9090Aug 24, 2013, 5:26 PM Thank u very much answer.chkdsk just repaired my hdd. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (1) Collapse - Ask how your friend changed the hard drive. If the ticking has stopped and you can hear the motor running, unplug the power cable and quickly plug it back in again.

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I "had" the same problem - preformed as you suggested and all files are there!!! Click the Start icon, and log off from the current account and in the Account window you should now see the Administrator account. How To Fix Seagate External Hard Drive Not Recognized James Jay • September 21st, 2014 at 4:33 pm Hi James, Thanks for being so unselfishly helpful! Seagate Hard Drive Not Showing Up In My Computer My 1 TB hard drive is partitioned into a C: partition, a D: partition, and a E: partition.Let's suppose that your friend partitioned your hard drive, something which is very common

If it is still encrypted then it must remain in the enclosure as the decryption software and keys are in chips in the enclosure. http://mozrc.com/hard-drive/what-hard-drive.php admin • October 8th, 2014 at 12:36 am Hi Robert It all depends on whether or not the data was completely decrypted and if the clean format was a quick format Problems with the controller board on the hard disk may result in electronic failure. 3. Since the drive has such a large capacity, 500 GBs will be more than enough.There are many utilities --some are freeware-- that can be used. Can't Read Seagate External Hard Drive

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I followed all your steps. If it is indeed a single 2 TB partition, the next thing to do is to examine what is on your hard drive. So silly me in a rush I added a new simple partition to the hdd then it started formatting, within seconds I yanked it out of the usb plug (in the click site CHKDSK aborted.Do you know what solution about that?

As you know, both hard drive and external hard drive can be used in a computer. Can't Access Seagate External Hard Drive On Mac Regardless of how one does it, BACKUP, BACKUP, BACKUP, All of the partition(S). Please feel free to contact me through the contact form or comments if you have any questions or suggestions for this post.

I am having the same trouble with my Iomega ego.

Any other writing can overwrite data on the drive that you would want to keep. 3. The partition table is corrupted and the boot sector of the main partition is also scrambled. Corey Haertel February 23, 2012 Facebook Twitter Pinterest MobileAppPage Stumbleupon Whatsapp Email I bought a 2 TB Seagate external herd drive from Fry's Electronics. How To Repair External Hard Disk Seagate Today, Seagate Technology Corporation has become the world’s first largest hard drive manufacturers, whose head office is located in California of USA.

If the motor is overheating then cooling it can sometimes fix the problem but its only temporary. It does not show up in computer management, under disk management. After a few minutes, I then plug everything back in. http://mozrc.com/hard-drive/my-hard-drive-may-be-on-it-s-way-out.php I originally believed the cause was my SSD (120GB Vertex 3) but after replacing it with a 128GB 840 Pro, similar issues remain.

I had (have?) similar problems with a 1 TB external Hard Drive (the device manager says it's mitsubishi hardware). Hardware & Devices Inaccessible Hard DriveYesterday a friend gave me two hard drives (2x OEM Seagate 250Gb 7200rpm) taken from 2 cable TV recording boxes. Most importantly, it stores "pointers". Hopefully, this solves your problem.

Once I do that, both drives work fine and I can access files on the 2TB drive. That or just shutting down with it connected …which I presume must be a no no as well Cameron • September 20th, 2014 at 10:58 pm When I completed the quick We get to the deep search and it starts and looks just like your screen shot, but it never changes. If you are confident that you have done this correctly, then you can proceed.

Jay Jay • September 21st, 2014 at 7:59 pm James …HDDScan.exe starts and I ok making changes to the machine ..but that's it …no window opens and the program does not admin • October 5th, 2014 at 3:46 pm Hi James and Christie You can both try HDDScan http://hddscan.com/ Run it and select your drive from the dropdown list. Click the Start icon, and log off from the current account and in the Account window you should now see the Administrator account. Any idea on what went wrong?

Any ideas of how to fix this problem.Thank you Maybe only reason is that you have no permission (administrator privileges) on your computer to perform chkdsk. They take up around 37GB. (I do move some of the "peripheral" files to another drive using "junctions". Get the answer themrvladekSep 17, 2012, 5:25 PM Quote: if there are some important data, you'd better apply a data recovery software to help you. this problem was happened when I was scan my hard disk by a antivirus & that time my computer was not responding, so that time I opened directly the USB connection

Passport drives use encryption by default and the key is kept in a chip on a board in the enclosure. go back to control panel, Folder options select view- select DO NOT show hidden files and folders and recheck Hide protected operating system files (recommended). There's a drivedb update which worked and an admin program that opens a dos window, but nothing else that seems operational. Leave everything open and look in the Windows Explorer to verify that the file was copied.

Really, better is to perform chkdsk as I described above. Such the best professional software – which is not freeware – could recover from 180 to 200 file formats only, with no 100 percent guarantee to fully recover all the files.