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EmilioBravo
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Current partition structure: Partition: Read error

#1 Post by EmilioBravo » 30 Nov 2012, 04:12

I have a 1Tb Samsung M3 Portable HDD with a lot of important data that I need to finish a job.

Last night I left my notebook rendering a movie on the HDD at my office, then came a storm, today the HDD doesn't mount (I use Ubuntu). Windows 7 doesn't detect it either.

Using testdisk I get


Current partition structure:

Partition: Read error


Screenshot here >>>> http://screencloud.net/v/ap66

I hit Enter on "Quick Search" but it takes forever.

Any suggestions. I'm getting desperate :/

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EmilioBravo
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Re: Current partition structure: Partition: Read error  Topic is solved

#2 Post by EmilioBravo » 30 Nov 2012, 13:40

UPDATE:

It's been more than 10 hours. The quick search doesn't show any progress. The LED light on the external HDD keeps blinking.

http://screencloud.net/v/jJXW

:?

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