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Acomdata 640GB External HDD problem.

The problem I have is that when I go to open certain folders it tells me I have to format the drive, and then other time while in iTunes the songs stop because the files on my HDD are corrupted, I have dropped this hard drive on time and not a very far drop but that seems to be why this is happening, is there any way to recover those files and be able to use my hard drive to the full potential again?

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I'd recommend that you use some data recovery software. You may try asoftech data recovery that helped me before.

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    I'd recommend that you use some data recovery software. You may try asoftech data recovery that helped me before.

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DO NOT format the drive, use data recovery software to see if you can rescue the files on your HDD.

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