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Windows 7: Recover from external hard drive needs to be formated

20 Oct 2012   #1
Zorky

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Recover from external hard drive needs to be formated

One question for you brilliant people if external hard drive gives and error message it needs to be formated. How do you recover the partition and the stuff on it.


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20 Oct 2012   #2
PauloAgojo277

Windows Ultimate 32-bit x86 Service-Pack-1
 
 

Use A Free Recovery Tool To Recover You Files In That HDD.
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20 Oct 2012   #3
Zorky

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Will that fix the windows message that the drive needs to be formated ?
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20 Oct 2012   #4
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Hi Zorky,

Firstly, try to recover the partition to a different drive using this:

Partition Wizard Recovery software

Video : How to perform Partition Recovery with partition magic? Partition Wizard Partition Recovery Video Help.

Then, you will need to format the external and copy the recovered data back again. I suggest running some checks on the external before you use it again.

Regards,
Golden
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20 Oct 2012   #5
Zorky

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

ah k thx Golden ill try this
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