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Old 06-29-2008, 10:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Something happened last night with my second hard drive where I have plenty of music.When windows started they said something about corrupted files on the drive and scandisk started.Then it deleted some files as I saw and when I entered windows whenever I try to open the drive it says that the disk is unreadable or the files might be corrupted.

Can I do something to save my 300GB of music?

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Old 06-29-2008, 01:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sounds like a virus. Scan your system, let us know if you try that. Come back here later, there are a lot of smart people here, who know much more than I do.

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Old 06-29-2008, 04:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Scan the drive for viruses if it'll let you. RERUN scandisk and let it fix any errors.
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Old 06-29-2008, 05:42 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I'd try mirroring that drive to another 300gb drive asap before you lose everything.
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