Originally Posted by hefemeister
great idea. I would still try to get the critical data off first. If you have no backup and have critical data, save it first then try to repair the disk. No sense in trying to repair a disk only to render it useless which is always a possiblity. In the future if you have critical data ALWAYS back it up so you can suffer a hd failure.
I am having a similar problem and I've tried to chain my old drive in so I can get the important files off. My problem is that when I try to copy 'my documents' to the new drive I get the message 'access denied'. Any thoughts as to how I can get my files???