Data recovery for corrupted WD External Hard Drive - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 04-15-2010, 05:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 5
Default Data recovery for corrupted WD External Hard Drive

I need help recovering the data on my hard drive. My external hard drive was recently corrupted. My laptop is on NTFS system and the hard drive is RAW. I don't really need to save the hard drive. I need to salvage all of the files I saved on there. Does using an encryption program like TrueScript work? How would I go about doing it? Is there a way to recovery the data?
__________________

nnkim is offline  
Old 04-16-2010, 07:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
Lord Techie
 
Hefemeister's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Sweden
Posts: 9,093
Default Re: Data recovery for corrupted WD External Hard Drive

connect it to another computer. Format it and then run a data recovery program like recuva to retrieve the data.

How do i turn a RAW HDD into a readable one without losing data?
__________________
ASUS P6T Deluxe V2 :: INTEL i7 920 @3.4 :: XFX GTX260 :: 6gb Corsair 1600 :: Corsair 750TX :: TRUE 120 :: Samsung T240 24" :: Windows 7 X64

I do not accept support questions via PM

"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
Hefemeister is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
External Hard Drive Tubson57 New Systems | Building and Buying 5 03-11-2010 12:34 PM
Ran dskchk for corrupt external hard drive, need to restore missing files asap mkonuk Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 8 07-05-2009 03:22 PM
three computers, one external hard drive master353 Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 7 07-15-2008 11:55 AM
External Hard Drive Problem golfer1 Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 3 08-07-2007 09:15 PM



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:20 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.