Test Disk reports error

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Test Disk reports error

#1 Post by bblyth » 05 Jun 2016, 02:20

Hello,, I am new to the entire process. I have a Seagate Freeagent Go 640gb external drive that Windows recognizes, and File explorer will let me access certain directories. Others, the drive times out and I have to unplug/plug back in.

On running the TestDisk, I noted the error:

Warning: Bad ending cylinder (CHS and LBA on't match)

What is the meaning of this and what can be done to fix?

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thank you!!
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Re: Test Disk reports error

#2 Post by cgrenier » 05 Jun 2016, 16:53

The disk is listed as 4GB, not 640GB. The listed partition is also only 4GB.
Are you sure it's the correct disk ?

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