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I should point out that two things were key for me: 1. Edited by chrisd87, 06 September 2013 - 11:29 AM. "Like car accidents, most hardware problems are due to driver ɹoɹɹǝ." Back to top #6 dc3 dc3 Arachibutyrophobia Members 26,442 posts Have you tried looking at the drive with TestDisk yet? The hard disk drive being used in this example is too damaged to do this but there is another article with instructions here that uses a drive that while not visible his comment is here
I also took it into Jessops and they did something similar but couldn't find where the photos were. When I checked properties, it showed that 13.1gb was used with a remaining 1.80gb. It ran for a while. If this method wouldn't work, could please suggest another method to recover all my data?
Cannot Read Boot Sector Chkdsk
Luckily my HDD decided to kick in long enough for me to grab 95% of the files I was trying to recover. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Answer Try to access your data.
Save and reboot computer and you will find everything is just what it was, backup your files!!! I ran into an error where some of the files were not copying over because of some ".ds" issue so i goggled how to fix it and the solutions listed didnt My computer recently had a problem and I had to remove my flash drive without the proper procedure. Is there anyway you could help?Thanks Back to top #7 OFFLINE DennisD DennisD Member Moderators 10,201 posts Gender:Male Location:England: NE Coast Posted 03 June 2012 - 05:02 PM If you're prepared
Repeated the process several times - nothing, Windows still won't read the external disk. Testdisk Here is an post about reading the results… http://html5.litten.com/accessing-and-assessing-a-hard-drives-s-m-a-r-t-data/ James Heinz • February 15th, 2013 at 1:30 pm Hi James! The system has worked well for the past 14 years and was closed down as it always has but when booted it would not load windows. EDIT 1/22/2013 It can put your mind at ease and make the process less stressful if you can successfully and quickly make copies of the most important files on the drive.
Use the Windows version of GSmartControl (Disk Health). Let's focus on the topic at hand here... I have about 50GB of data on my hard disk drive and I can't access it. Press Y to confirm that you want to write the new partition table.
TestDisk checks the boot sector and the backup boot sector. Select change drive letter and path option Assign a new drive letter You should be able to see your data I hope *fingers crossed* If that doesn't work then you Cannot Read Boot Sector Chkdsk Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Recuva If the boot sector and backup boot sector mismatch, you can: restore the boot sector from the FAT32 backup boot sector if it's valid (Backup BS); update the backup boot sector
That means that there is definitely physical damage and it should be sent to a facility with the proper tools and environment to repair/recover it since trying to repair it as this content PhotoRec is included with TestDisk. In analyze it gave me a bad relative sector error, which I found odd as it is fresh from the manufacture. Having rebooted the laptop it was connected both drives are shown in ‘my computer' as ‘e' and ‘f' but both now come back with ‘drive requires formatting'. Easeus Data Recovery
You can get it as a live-CD (or live-USB) and see if it detects your USB filesystem better. Using your tutorial, I found 1 NTFS partition and after the deep search I pressed P to see the files / folders. Now if you had one for SSD drives that now show as RAW with 0 space that would be greatly appreciated. http://fortecrm.net/cannot-read/cannot-read-sector-0-usb.html Old Forum Search | Forum Rules Copyright © 2013 Computer Hope All rights reserved.
when i connect it using usb cable computer does not respond to the plug and play so i have to open once my computer and refresh to show the drives. The one we saw after the quick search and another one. As I mentioned at the start of this repair, this disk also has corruption in the boot sector of the partition that we are trying to make visible again.
I am still navigating that so not sure how to apply this.
is the drive letter of the external drive. So I tried to copy the folder that I wanted to save from the disc but the destination appears a tat dodgy. I've tried the diskpart command but it didn't work. Load backup.
I think the USB stick has bad sectors, but I'm not sure how to find that out. Post back how you get on, and we'll try after to find that missing folder. Restarted computer with CD in the tray with bad external drive connected. http://fortecrm.net/cannot-read/cannot-read-sector-0.html I guess everything didin't really went the way you indicated, so I am not sure what did went wrong.
I ran the Data LifeGuard Diagnostics test (both quick and extended tests) before and after the ticking noise and everything comes back as a pass (with a green check mark). The drive should not be making strange clicking or beeping noises. by Antonia_cy / May 23, 2013 7:28 PM PDT Hi guys,I urgently need your help!