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Hard Drive has changed it's name and I cannot access the files

My 120GB Hard Drive is showing all of the files in s funny language? This is one of the file names for example: fâê┴╤.r1 I cannot open the files as it comes up with "The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect." It was working fine yesterday and I have tried it on two laptops with no success. Instead of WD Passport as the drive name it comes up with: ╗v▐∙─Å»[Túª Please help as I would like to access my files. Thanks Mitch

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  • mitchtam May 23, 2009

    Thanks mate, I tried that with no success.

  • mitchtam May 23, 2009

    Well, I just plugged it back in again and now it has changed to Local **** (G:) with no name. Now when I try to access it it doesn't show any files however when I checked properties it still shows it as almost full which it is???



    I am really confused now.

  • mitchtam May 23, 2009

    Just took it to a computer store and they siad that the drive is corrupted, they will attempt to retrieve what they can from it.



    Thanks anyway



    Mitch

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Try scanning for virus and spyware.

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