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I'm having big problem with my HDD!

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  • Started 8 years ago by kindle
  • Latest reply from germ-x
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kindle
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Hi everyone,

I have problem with my hdd.. I'm now on second computer that running very well, and here is my external hard disk that is "not initialized" and "unallocated".. that says in Disk Management, MyComputer. So, when i press 'Yes' to go to initialize hdd i got message: Cyclic redundancy check error.

I tryed to recover partitions with more than 4 softwares and results was good, my partitions is on exellent status! But, some softwares told me that my hdd must have MBR volume to recover partitions.. I have files, important files that i must get back like photos and docs..

Here are screenshots of problems..


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Lighthouse
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Hi kindle,
Did you try with the free version of this ?
http://www.partitionwizard.com/free-partition-manager.html

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kindle
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Thanks for reply Lighthouse
I tryed that MiniTool software, and i got pretty good results! First, quick scanned succesfully for lost partitions and than it shows me what it found (2 partitions) and thats great!! But, when i succesfully finished and apply at the end, nothing happens! : ( And, i saw that 2 partitions are on "Lost/Deleted" Status.

Maybe i must fix Master Boot Record on my hdd.. ? I tryed in command prompt to fix that and it succesfully fixed! But, maybe is there other way to do that. I'm convinced that something like "volume" is needed to my hdd. I dont know what is it actually..

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germ-x
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If you haven't written any data over the 2 partitions try using the option for recovering a lost partitionShould be on the P.W. disk

Posted 8 years ago
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kindle
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I think the best question is "How to solve problem with 'Data error cyclic redundancy check'" when i want to 'initialize' my external unallocated hard disk in disk management!: )

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germ-x
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try running chkdsk http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb491051.aspx

Posted 8 years ago
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kindle
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This is completely my problem:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=synoVfeZl_g

i tryed chkdsk and i think it checked my primary hdd whos in good standing. Now, i chkdsk/f in command prompt and i must restart comp. to see chkdsk results. So, im goin' now.

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germ-x
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Nice video. If you look at the disk mgnt screen shot of that video you will see the drive in question is not initialized. Hopefully yours doesn't say that.

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