First off, yes, I know there are other topics regarding this issue. I've tried several solutions only to have them not work or work, then they don't. It's complicated which is why I am here asking for help.
I have 2 external hard drives by Seagate - 8TB each and I use them to save my music and videos for my business. After about 4 months of not using them, I hook them up to my PC with windows 10 installed.
Now, I have had to do the following MOST of the time: right click on windows, disk management and add a letter to the drive, however this time, they didn't show up.
I go to device management and the drives show up, but don't populate.
I've had this issue when I upgraded to windows 10 and I have had to use testdisk, so I kept testdisk in case it happened again. Last week, I was able to get testdisk to see them both and it said it could repair the MBR on the drives, but after the repair, Windows still did not load the drives on disk management, but still showed them on device management. SO I had to go back into testdisk and start copying one of the drives to a new Western Digital 4TB HD, but was unable to finish copying the drive to the new drive before I had to use it at a work event last week.
Today I went to finish the copy and now testdisk is showing the attached screenshot. I tried to load the seagate drive 1st by selecting the 4th option down - testdisk would not do anything. I tried the 6th option down, testdisk would not do anything again.
I'm assuming that the MBR on the external drives are somehow corrupt, even though I have windows disconnect the drives prior to shutting them down. So now I need to start fresh over, but in order to do that, I need to finish copying my drive so I don't lose my files.
Please help me get these drives copied. thank you.