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Windows 7: Corrupt HDD, ran CHKDSK to no avail

07 Dec 2013   #1
Han Solo

Win 7 Ultimate
Corrupt HDD, ran CHKDSK to no avail

Sometime ago I did I was searching for duplicate files on 2TB HDD. This went on for some time and along the way windows asked me to run CHKDSK on it. I ignored it a few times until I finally let it run and it managed to find some problems and proceeded with necessary fixes. Now computer shows it as 1.7TB free where as before it was quite the opposite at about 300MB free. Now I am able to gain access to the folders but unless I get permission to do so. Windows asks to empty the recycle bin for the HDD because it is corrupt but I never proceed with that because I am afraid it may delete all of the files in the HDD. What should I do? Is there an app for this situation? HDD is a ST320006 41AS.

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07 Dec 2013   #2
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

Did you look what's in the recycle bin
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07 Dec 2013   #3
Han Solo

Win 7 Ultimate

Nothing. Only files I intent to delete from other HDDs.
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