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Hard Drive in RAW (Please Help)

#1 Post by LFurious »

Hey guys, new to the forum and new to the software

Would someone be able to walk me through fixing this problem

Basically... My computer has spazed out on me and corrupted / screwed up a few of my hard drives


My F Drive has screwed up on me and I have un-sacrificable data on there
Any help or guidane would be greatly appreciated


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Re: Hard Drive in RAW (Please Help)

#2 Post by Ornette »


I dont know what windows version that is (I use XP), but after my NTFS partition went raw I done a CHKDSK /r from the Windows XP CD recovery console and it brought back my file system

Testdisk had previously reported errors reading the MFT for that partition (bad sectors in the MFT)

Since, although the file system is now coming up again, the event log is still showing errors for that partition so it looks like it will need a further scandisk/chkdsk to fix all problems

My drive is failing though, so I'm about to image the partitions onto another drive before I go any further. Hope that helps!