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Windows 7: hdd turned raw. doesnt want to recover data

04 Apr 2016   #1

windows 10 pro 64bit
hdd turned raw. doesnt want to recover data

my hdd turned raw. windows asks to format it but it doesnt works. trying testdrive to fix it but it is stuck in 17% while i choose analyze option.

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07 Apr 2016   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Hello niraaz!

This could mean that your drive has been damaged, starting from its file system, which the system cannot make sense of anymore so it marks it as RAW. Do you need to only recover the data or also use the disk? Make and model?

It sounds like it's too damaged to be fixed. You could try to access it, though, by booting to a Linux-based Live CD. This link from SevenForums may help you: Peppermint Live CD/DVD/USB - Create for Emergency Backup

See if you can access your drive then.

Post back with results! Good luck! :)

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