Write Failed

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Write Failed

#1 Post by TedLee » 17 Mar 2015, 08:12

I have a WD internal HD which I just use for storage and has become RAW. I followed the testdisk instructions (including running as admin). I press "Write" and after I reboot. After he reboot, testdisk failed to create a partion or filesystem so the HD isstill RAW.

Any ideas on why the "Write" failed?

Thanks and I would also appreciate suugestions for what to try next.

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Re: Write Failed

#2 Post by cgrenier » 18 Mar 2015, 08:00

Run TestDisk, Advanced, select the partition, choose List (or Boot, List). Do you see your files ?

If it's the case, run "cmd" (right click run as administrator), "chkdsk /f d:" (replace d: by the correct drive letter)

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