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Windows 7: WD Hard 1TB detect and show up but only as a Shortcut

03 Feb 2016   #51
Kyutae

W10
 
 

Not sure if the motor in the hard disk itself is failing... if you hear clicking sound, that is really noisy one, then it's the motor or disk problem. If it is related to the power, then you should check the hard disk spec and also to match the power supply's rate.
some good guideline here

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03 Feb 2016   #52
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Handy Dandy tools. Especially if you have a laptop running external anything.

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Kyutae I do agree with you. Just because a external should work with 5 volts doesn't mean it does. That is why I recommend external drives with it own power source other than just a USB connection.
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05 Feb 2016   #53
omidmkh622

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Ok I'm back.
No changes happend. I tried the process again with another PC.
Now what?? Hammer?
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05 Feb 2016   #54
omidmkh622

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Some guy told your frameware damaged.
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05 Feb 2016   #55
omidmkh622

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Miiiiiracle! CheckDisk started


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05 Feb 2016   #56
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

That is good news. I was really wondering why checkdisk did not run in the first instance.

I think you are in the habit of connecting the external drive after starting the program. Many programs will not detect the drive if you connect it after starting the program. Always plugin your drive before starting any program - even checkdisk.

Now do not interrupt check disk. Let it run.

Post the screenshot after it completes it.

After taking the screenshot, close the command Window and then Reboot your PC.
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05 Feb 2016   #57
omidmkh622

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

All right. Thank You for support
do you know what are these files?


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05 Feb 2016   #58
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

May be some corrupt bad sectors unreadable. Let us wait and see the final message which I wanted the screenshot. It shall show how many bad sectors were encountered. ( Files in bad sectors are already lost.)
If indeed there are too many bad sectors, you must copy whatever files are good and then clone the drive and attempt bad sector recovery on the cloned drive.. Anyway all this thinking is premature. Let us see how things unfurl. Man proposes but God disposes .
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06 Feb 2016   #59
omidmkh622

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

After 23 hours check disk stopped and doesn't continue -_- somebody help


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06 Feb 2016   #60
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

I would give up on your HDD as irrecoverably gone bad. I have no clues and directions now. GetDataback Simple was the last stop.That checkdisk started running gave a glimmer of hope and that has fizzled out now.You have to wait for a miracle man now.
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