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Windows 7: Corrupted External Hdd

10 Jan 2015   #11
darkf0xx

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Thank you and yes it does show more.

You have a nice day.
you too, the only reason I even merged the two partitions was because its been bothering me since partition wizard put it there the first time (the 100mb partition) and since its just a storage device I didn't think it would mess with its ability to load. I think after this I will uninstall partition wizard and no longer mess with partitions, it doesn't seem to be my forte. I hope someone can come up with a solution to this, I have a lot of saved files on my hdd, video projects, photos and project for photoshop (almost the full 2tb worth)


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10 Jan 2015   #12
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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10 Jan 2015   #13
darkf0xx

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
everything seems to work up until I go to the part where it says "Press
Q
to go back a screen and then press enter to get to this screen.
Select WRITE and press enter in order to write our new partition table to the drive.
DO NOT WRITE A NEW PARTITION TABLE IF YOU DID NOT SEE YOUR FILES/FOLDERS That means the proper partition table was not found and you will have to try a different technique to recover your data."

it doesnt seem to give me a "write" option
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11 Jan 2015   #14
darkf0xx

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I have found a fix for this so I will post it on here, I got help in other locations and someone suggested a program called "Active: Partition Recovery" and it worked in 10 seconds. Here is the video that goes with the problem I had for further info
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTUD...ftTechnologies
Thank you all for your help, this community is great.
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11 Jan 2015   #15
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

That looks like a good program and it is freeware. Thanks for sharing.


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11 Jan 2015   #16
darkf0xx

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

No problem, and thank for fixing that video link, I couldn't get it to work it would just show asterisks in place of the address when I tried inputting the YouTube URL.
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11 Jan 2015   #17
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

If you want to post the full video, you must get the URL from Youtube and only use the part behind th v= like this ZTUDRKPdTPs
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