Ext USB Portable 2TB

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Ext USB Portable 2TB

#1 Post by dyth » 09 Mar 2017, 09:26

Hi All,

I unable to access the portable and from windows chkdsk get this error message "all NTFS boot sectors are unreadbale or corrupt. cannot continue" and I just use "TestDisk" on Analysis screen I saw "Partition: read error".

My question, can "TestDisk" able rescue my files??

Thank You in advance and kind to reply my question.

- David

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Re: Ext USB Portable 2TB

#2 Post by cgrenier » 09 Mar 2017, 21:01

Try TestDdisk, Advanced, List.
If it doesn't work, try to clone the disk to a new empty one using ddrescue, read https://www.cgsecurity.org/testdisk.pdf for details.
Once it's done, try again testdisk and if it doesn't work, use photorec.

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Re: Ext USB Portable 2TB

#3 Post by dyth » 10 Mar 2017, 01:25

Thanks Cg, the analysis still not yet complete (attach the screen shot for your refer).

I will try with your suggestion and keep you an update.

Thank you again!

- David
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