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I did reboot but my drive is still RAW. Beautiful here but I tore a rib muscle clearing dead trees out of my woods so I'm upgrading Linux servers indoors all weekend 🙂 James Jay • September 20th, 2014 at James JH • January 14th, 2013 at 5:15 pm Will do - thanks! Left click the icon on the taskbar, select the device from the menu, and wait for the confirmation message. this contact form

Here we will look at the causes, fixes and preventative measures for instances involving external drives being used with Windows XP and Windows Vista/7/8. I checked my disk's boot sector recovery and it says: Disk /dev/sdb - 1000 GB / 931 GiB - CHS 121601 255 63 Partition Start End Size in sectors 5 L In the first instance when you click on "My Computer" a window opens showing all your drives which will include the C: drive and the "System Reserved" which in my case Vijai admin • February 7th, 2013 at 2:17 am Hi Vijai No, you should not choose WRITE unless you see your files. http://superuser.com/questions/312927/windows-7-thinks-my-internal-sata-hard-drive-is-an-external-usb-hard-drive

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Gorospe • March 11th, 2013 at 3:51 am OMG! I does not show how much space is used and what is free. I obviously have not written anything to these drives since this process began.4. this will find and correct this...

  1. Am I missing something?
  2. I decided I would try copying from my windows 7 bootcamp OS and then it prompted me to pick GPT or MBR and i think i clicked GPT.
  3. admin • September 17th, 2014 at 11:23 pm Hi Matthias Did the S.M.A.R.T.
  4. In my case also there are three other drives in a box below this one.4.
  5. Wait for the process to get completed then you can look for your files in the external hard drive.
  6. When I try to mou Unknown Kadath UPDATED How To Fix: External Disk Drive Suddenly Became RAW Posted on September 10th, 2014 by James Litten UPDATED How To Fix: External Disk
  7. Sounds nice.
  8. If there is no indication of physical damage then you can continue.

If you try recovery with a BAD ENclosure/Data connection, you will run more of a chance to lose your important DATA...Look close at the case, there will be screws and maybe the image that Macrium makes will show only one backup file where ever it is being saved to. It is interesting to note that on some installations this drive is hidden.3. My External Hard Drive Says It Needs To Be Formatted At this point, I'm not quite sure what to do next.

Hope this helps, James Matthias • September 17th, 2014 at 9:24 pm Hi James, I've downloaded Testdisk and followed your steps though Testdisk doesn't detect my external hard drive. How To Fix Raw Drive Attach the drive AFTER booting into PartedMagic and wait for the drive to be detected. Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top raphoenix Posts: 14920 This post has been reported. http://html5.litten.com/updated-how-to-fix-external-disk-drive-suddenly-became-raw/ O D FAT16 <32m 15847 253 53 271915 9 48 1880682044 FAT 16<32m 15847 253 53 271915 9 48 1880682044 My issue is that W7 sees this drive, but cannot read

thank you so much, your solution solved my problem. How To Fix External Hard Drive Without Formatting So how do I do what the youtube video is trying to explain to me and does this change the my external hard drive from system reserved to something usable that here in Colorado.angelo Report • #18 Jeff Root August 17, 2013 at 12:06:32 Angelo, As I hinted at before, I know nothing about Macrium other than what hasbeen said here. Or if you can't afford it, consider how important it is to you.

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admin • October 19th, 2014 at 1:37 pm Hi John, Look in the folder where testdisk_win.exe is, you should see a file called testdisk.log (or maybe just testdisk if extensions are http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1947114/fix-external-hard-drive-formatted.html corrupted data... Raw Hard Drive Recovery EvilPrinceMar 16, 2015, 7:42 AM Nice worked for me to, days i been looking at format J drive, but did what uchetil said and clicked start, all programs, Accessories then right How To Fix Raw Hard Drive To Ntfs CHKDSK aborted."What to do now to get my external HD working again?Thanking you in advance.RegardsSurya Sushant ChoudharyOct 11, 2014, 6:58 PM uchetil said: Try this:Start: All Programs: Accessories: Right click on

Let's say for argument's sake that it is the F drive.Go to the start menu, and search for "run". http://placedroid.com/hard-drive/system-can-t-see-second-hard-drive.html Is there no other way to gain access to these 2 drives without using macrium, i.e. So I reboot. In PartedMagic double-click the DISK HEALTH icon on the desktop and then select the drive. How To Fix Raw Drive Without Format

this will find and correct this... The external hard drive is 250GB and it looks like the system reserve is 100gb. My deeper search is at 81% now It shows another message now …invalid FAT boot sector When it listed files earlier it looked like a lot of them were not readable http://placedroid.com/hard-drive/swap-ide-hard-drive-with-another-ide-hard-drive.html You can find plenty of reference here: https://www.google.com.au/search?q=...If you are using Macrium (I do) then make sure both partitions (mine are H & C) are ticked and if you are required

What do you advise??? Format Raw Drive To Ntfs How can i fix files on my external hard drive After formating then restoring? In the original forum discussion, Flashorn offered an improved variation: Log off, log on, and try again.

There's an option that says "Boot" (boot sector recovery).

Computing.Net and Purch hereby disclaim all responsibility and liability for the content of Computing.Net and its accuracy. The OP is thoroughly confused and conflicting opinions are not helping him. this will find and correct this... Format Raw Drive Using Command Prompt PLEASE ANYBODY HELP ME..

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stick to this posting.There is an excellent tutorial here: http://www.macrium.com/webtutorial/...You ask how you can see the contents of the image, under the "Restore" drop down menu there is an entry "Explore share|improve this answer answered Dec 3 '11 at 7:11 evilspoons 399413 2 Yes, you're right. This helped me.