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Windows 7: How to fix WD Element 1TB bad disk?

14 Nov 2016   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
How to fix WD Element 1TB bad disk?

My external hdd doesn't show in Computer and unallodated in Disk Management. I tried Data LifeGuard Diagnostic, MiniTool Partition and EaseUS Data Recovey Wizard and It doesn't fix it. When I tried connecting the HDD itself to the pc, it just stuck on Windows Logo every boot

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14 Nov 2016   #2

Windows 7 HP 64

The main reason to a portable HDD failure is axis direction change and impact. The sensor arm touches the disk.
There is no way to fix a damage disk.
You can send it to professionals to recover some data. It will cost a fortune.
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14 Nov 2016   #3

win 8 32 bit

Did you try partition recovery software as the partition has gone specific software may find it problem with Ed some encrypt data so you can't use it out of enclosure
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14 Nov 2016   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64

I already tried Partition Recovery Wizard in MiniTool Partition and It doesn't fix it.
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15 Nov 2016   #5

Windows 7

Hi @Shunui!

I'm sorry to hear about the problems you're having with the external, I know how unpleasant this could be...

At this point, since you've already tried to extract the data with few data recovery programs, I'd suggest to consult with a data recovery company and hopefully the professionals there will be able to get everything from the drive. Here is a link with few WD data recovery partners that you can check if you want:
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Hope this helps and best of luck!
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