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I am having a problem with my seagate freeagaent Desk 1tb ext hdd

I am having a problem with my seagate freeagaent Desk 1tb external hard drive

every time when i plug it in my computer pops up with

''Either the partition on the external drive is not recognized or the external drive has no partition. Do you want to create one?

WARNING: Formatting will erase all data on your external drive.....''

I have some important data which i need to recover...

can anyone help me with this situation????

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Sounds like the Partition table has become corrupt.

Try some of the free tools from here:

http://www.freedownloadmanager.org/downloads/rescue_ntfs_partition_software/

Hopefully one of them will be able to repair the partition table on the drive and allow rescue. If not download a trial of Ontrack Easyrecovery Professional and run a scan firstly for damaged NTFS/FAT volumes and if that fails perform a RAW recovery of the filetypes you require.

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