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Windows 7: External Harddrive problems!

18 Oct 2016   #11
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External Harddrive problems!-testdisk1.jpg

External Harddrive problems!-diskmanagement.jpg




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18 Oct 2016   #12
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Hi Jumanji,

Sorry about the attachments earlier.
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18 Oct 2016   #13
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Hi,

I'm not sure about partitions. I did not actively create any.
The advertised capacity was 160gb
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18 Oct 2016   #14
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I also used EASEUS and could see all my files in the search.
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18 Oct 2016   #15
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External Harddrive problems!-testdisk3.jpg


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18 Oct 2016   #16
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

OK, I shall give the instructions tomorrow. It is already late for me today considering I was awake till 2AM today..
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18 Oct 2016   #17
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Thank you so much Jumanji...I look forward to hearing from you
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18 Oct 2016   #18
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

Plug in only your faulty drive ( Make sure you have no other external HDD/Flash drive/ Card Reader/USB hub/Printer with USB ports is plugged in)

Run TestDisk.
1. [No Log] - Enter
2. Highlight/Select your 160GB Disk ( Select Disk and not drive with drive letter) [Proceed] Enter
3. Highlight/Select [Intel] Intel/PC partition Enter
4. Highlight/Select [Advanced] File System Utils Enter

Post the screenshot of the 5th screen that appears. Further Instructions will depend upon what appears in it. Close TestDisk and wait for it.
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19 Oct 2016   #19
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External Harddrive problems!-testdisk-advanced-tools.jpg


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19 Oct 2016   #20
jumanji

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
 
 

My trial drive Seagate GoFlex 750GB seems to have breathed its last. The screenshots at post#10 which I took yesterday night was the last of it. I had left it connected to my PC after taking the screenshots. Today it is not there. Now I have to buy another drive exclusively for my experiments.

Anyway, coming to your drive, [Boot] is highlighted. Press Enter and then post that screenshot. We will know the status of your boot records.
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