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I am helping a friend try to recvoer information from a Western digital My Book 500gb drive. His laptop harddrive died, I plug it into a XP box and the drive come up. All I see is RDB files? Is the data stored in a RDB format? How do I recover this data, drag and drop? Is the data compressed, how?

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Sounds like he compressed his files , reformat drive , reinstall operating system, don't compress files, causes all kinds of problems, you can use a product called disk doctor and reset the hard drive, if format doesn't work

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