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Data Retrieval from a 2TB Passport


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#1 MisterBaer

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 06:07 PM

I have a 2TB WD Passport that's currently giving me issues.

 

A couple of weeks ago, the hard drive crashed (while the computer was still running), and now, whenever I try plug it into my laptop, I receive the warning that I need to reformat the hard drive in order to access the data.

 

I've tried to retrieve the information with Recuva, but unfortunately, the data was only detected via a Deep Scan,

and even with this measure, the folder structure was mislabeled. 

 

What other data retrieval techniques or programs might you suggest I use?

 

All helpful feedback would be appreciated.

 

Thanks ^_^



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#2 bludgard

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 06:29 PM

Give TestDisk a try. It has proven helpful to me in the past.

Lots of documentation on the page as well.

Good luck.



#3 hamluis

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Posted 12 September 2013 - 03:46 PM

You can also try:

 

Data Recovery , GParted, AA - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic474881.html

 

Data Recovery Using Puppy Linux, Brooks - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/489067/dual-boot-system-bluescreens-1-of-my-startup-choices/

 

Partition Find and Mount — free partition recovery software - http://findandmount.com/

 

Louis

 

 






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