External Drive inaccessible or files corrupted

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by stravo, Dec 27, 2009.

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  1. stravo

    stravo Registered Member

    Dec 27, 2009
    hello, I need help with my backup hard disk.
    i scanned it with kaspersky antivirus and after i restarted the system, the message above was displayed.
    Please this drive contains everything that i possess including my projects.
    How can I recover my files pls....
    it shows me that the file type is RAW..
    thanks anyone
  2. Cudni

    Cudni Global Moderator

    May 24, 2009
    if the files are that important then it is best you find a professional shop that is able recover files off the disk that is probably damaged. usually they should provide you with a list of files that can be recovered before any payment.
  3. Searching_ _ _

    Searching_ _ _ Registered Member

    Jan 2, 2008
    Cables: ensure they are seated properly.
    Run an alternate OS on CD. Linux Live CD.
    Determine if it is accessible this way.

    Does it spin up, lights show!
    Try plugging into a different location; If USB1 try USB2; If Front USB try Back USB; Try plugging in the drive as non external (remove from enclosure, insert in your computer).

    There is no requirement that you must be a Dr. to be a medical examiner.
    If the patient is already dead, he cannot sue you for malpractice!
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