i m faceing same problem with my local disk D. Below are the possible factors: 1.The external hard drive suffers from sudden power outage when it is used to transfer files or something else; 2.The external hard drive is improperly pulled I have used this RAID Drive for many years, and I usually have it all backed up to an external back up drive, but I discovered after this error that my As a result of that you cannot access your data using Windows or another OS. http://bsdupdates.com/hard-disk/primary-hard-disk-error.php
They are partitioned into one drive that shows up in my system. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Press “Enter” one more time to perform a “Deeper Search”. Then click the round button again and choose S.M.A.R.T.
this problem is same as the problem posted by mohammed in the start of the comments " mohamed • September 17th, 2014 at 9:30 pm hello james, when i press y OFFLINE TESTS and choose SHORT TEST to run the Short Test. You should be able to recover the files from TestDisk using the technique that I describe here… http://html5.litten.com/updated-how-to-fix-external-disk-drive-suddenly-became-raw/#comment-165809 You will need to have enough space on another disk to copy them The good news is, Power Data Recovery is possible to recover data in all kinds of hard drives including the pen drive. (See the full devices types Power Data Recovery can
That ‘deeper search" has been running for like 2 hours and is 35% done but the time here is 12:49 PM although the last msg I sent above shows 3:53 pm. Free Download MiniTool Power Data Recovery composes of five data recovery parts, and they are Undelete Recovery, Lost Partition Recovery, Damaged Partition Recovery, Digital Media Recovery and CD/DVD Recovery. The external its about 1TB. Portable Hard Disk Ebay Shaun Calagos 845.142 προβολές 4:03 Repair A Corrupt Harddisk (Really-works) - Διάρκεια: 4:00.
I'm sure that's what did it. If it is there, go back to the TestDisk window and select more files and folders that you want to copy and when you choose to copy them it will put You can see this module is specially designed for recovering data from damaged, RAW, or formatted partition when moving mouse over it. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1759784/external-hdd-formatted.html Reformat External hard drive with not formatted error into reusable After getting all wanted data back from the external hard drive with not formatted error, you can reformat the hard drive
Raph and WHS can probably tell you a little more then I can. Portable Hard Disk Review Remember, this will completely erase all data so make sure that you got everything you need. If CHKDEK can run this process normally, you can try again read your external hard drive after restart your computer. i've backed up the data via easeus, since the method above didn't work (can't see the file list).
health is FAILED you must get the important data off of it immediately and not use the drive anymore. https://www.powerdatarecovery.com/hard-drive-recovery/external-hard-drive-needs-formatting.html The only information I was able to find about that was to run that same chkdsk in the command prompt thing which didn't do anything for me. External Hard Drive Needs To Be Formatted Error Now I get : "Drive is not accessible. How To Fix External Hard Drive Needs To Be Formatted DO NOT FORMAT IT.
Thanks in advance! this content Hope this helps, James Pramod • October 7th, 2014 at 6:17 pm Hi James, During Analyse Cylender of External Harddisk (Seagate, 1 TB), it shows below quoted lines in analyse step: I am sending you the log file… Many thanks! Send this file to me at [email protected] and I will look at it to see if it shows any clues to what may have happened. Portable Hard Disk Amazon
If it was ‘full' formatted then the data has been overwritten. Then you can drill down to where you want the recovered files copied to by highlighting and using the right arrow key. Jay • September 21st, 2014 at 12:48 am Tried Recuva anyway and when it got to that drive I got the same message indicating the drive needs to be formatted. weblink Is that normal?
After several hours of deeper search, my HDD is not RAW anymore and all my files are back as they were before! Portable Hard Disk Wiki Reply HKK Jul 08, 2015 @ 00:36:30 Hi, my disk automatically detect "None" partition typed, what should i do now? Hi WHS.
James Brandon • October 7th, 2014 at 6:52 am Hi James, I'm not sure if you will be able to help me, but if not, maybe you can shoot me in DiskPart
Step 1. re read the last paragraph that whs posted above. Hopefully, this solves your problem. check over here Thank you Reply Zekus Jan 25, 2015 @ 18:47:11 What if i still don't see any files after deep search ?
I got an error using testdisk_win, but photorec_win worked for me. The pictures of the repair process below are from the actual repair of this drive.