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"could not repair disc" after power outage

I have a pioneer 640 h 250gb dvd recorder and after a power outage i have lost ALL my recordings and hard work i have the message the recorder was unable to repair disc "could not repair disc" can anyone help the manual leads me to believe i have lost everything. i might cry. thanks

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  • harrisonhous May 25, 2009

    thanks am i able to get the lost information or is it in the never never??\



    thanks

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If this happened after a power outage and not a hit/drop then it's probably fried the board to the hard disk, you can often get another board from the same model drive and fix it, by swapping the boards over.

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  • Dudeman321 May 25, 2009

    I believe that you should be able to get the lost info back, the first step would be to remove the hard disk and plug it up to the computer and see if you can get anything out of it. If it's faulty or doesn't spin up then you should be able to get a board the same to swap.

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