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WD Book reads unreadable and corrupted

How can I reslove this probelm. When I click on my WD book to open it all it says that this file in unreadable and corrupted. Have I lost everything. All my photo and videos are on it...

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The data is corrupted but if its very important you can choose to send the drive to one of the data recovery companies and get the data recovered for more info on the various companies that would provide such services and their charges for the same please check this link:
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Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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scandisk, check for errors.
format, and scandisk again.
if it have bad blocks, then it's replace time.
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WD My Book-Delayed Write Failed-Can't access-Files deleting!


Hi when you buy a hard disk you do not get instructions on how to change from FATS to NTFS. Your hard drive is set to FATS by default,which limits you tranferring files up to 4GB.If you changing to NTFS does 2 things. 1.you can transfer bigger files.
2. You will lose all data on the drive so you have to save any files to another drive ect
To change to NTFS, go to Start then Right-click on My Computer and select Manage. Under Storage click on Disk Management. Now find your hard drive in the list and Right-click on it and select Format. Under File System change the Answer to NTFS and leave the Allocation Unit to default.Click on Perform Quick Format if you want. click OK and confirm your OK with losing all data on the drive,and your done.
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loadTOCNode(2, 'summary'); To open the Address Book, click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, and then click Address Book.

To open the Address Book in Outlook Express, click Address Book on the Tools menu.
Import Address Book Contacts from Other Windows Address Book Files loadTOCNode(2, 'summary'); You can import address book contacts from other Windows Address Book files (.wab files), as well as from Netscape Communicator, Microsoft Exchange Personal Address Book, or any text file (.csv file).

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If the data were important, email info@datarecoveryworldwide.com

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Need this to work


Is it a network drive try unplug it for at least a minute and see
if it reconnects and if you can access the setup through
the browser ....depending on your network addresses.
You also might be able to mount it through a linux machine
since the file system is different.
Last resort is expensive and that is professional data recovery
hope it works for you

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So AFTER you formatted it on the PS3 you were able to connect it to your PC and view files? If so, sounds like the drive has gone bad.

If you don't care about what's on the drive, I'd reformat it. If that works, I'd no longer trust it for files I care about.

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Hi, This post might be of some help/idea... http://www.fixya.com/support/t191153-device_recognized The only difference is your model uses Western Digital and not Seagate. Yours can still be recognized but Windows consider it non-formatted. First try a data recovery software and another storage medium where you can copy the files if you're successful in the recovery. Good luck and kind regards.

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