Question about Acomdata (HD320UFAPE5-72) (HD320UFAPE572) 320 GB Hard Drive

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Cannot RESTORE data!

I had been using Redemption backup for several months. My WinXPpro PC crashed and I reformatted the PC and proceded to attempt to restore my important data but Redemption does not find any stores.

When I explore the Acomdata drive I can see all the *.rim files are there - the total volume of *.rim is right for the 4GB of data. My data is there on the Acomdata backup drive but HOW can I decompress the *.rim files?

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  • bilgladstone Feb 03, 2008

    Yes. It is listed as online and Healthy (Active)

  • bilgladstone Feb 03, 2008

    Thanks coolguy. I've downloaded SPINRITE and now I'll read the user guide and see how I make out. Will let you know...

    Bil :)

  • bilgladstone Feb 06, 2008

    Yes it was a catalogue problem I had unplugged the backup drive and plugged in some other stuff and the drives became renamed. Once I changed the catalogue pointewr back to J: which it was earlier, all is well!

    Thank you. How do I give props to Otacon?


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Acomdata itself doesn't guarantee to get back the files..
But still u can try this..
SPINRITE its the best software for recovery any HD fixes.

Click here to download it.Once u are at the rapidshare site scroll down and clcik free,then just enter the code shown in the box above it,and ur download will start..

Good luck!
Please don't forget to rate me as fixya..

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  • Priya darshan Feb 03, 2008

    i hope it solves ur problem..
    please don't forget to rate me as fixya..


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Right click my computer...go to manage...then to disk management. What is the status of your disk? Is it online?

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    Damen Wong Feb 03, 2008

    Did you try rebuilding the catalog?

    Rebuild the Catalog File

    Redemption requires a Catalog File to restore data from a Backup Store. Because a Backup Store’s

    Catalog File is stored on your computer you will first need to rebuild the Catalog File.

    3.1 Install the Redemption application. (Refer to your hard drive User’s Guide for installation


    3.2 Launch Redemption.

    3.3 In the main Redemption window, select Repair Catalog from the Tools group.

    3.4 Under “Select an option for Catalog repair” select “Disk” and click OK.

    3.5 Under “Which disk(s) do you want Redemption to check…” select the “All Disks.” To view the list

    of disks/volumes.

    3.6 Select the volume that contains the Backup Store(s) and click OK.

    3.7 A new window will appear displaying the Backup Store(s) on the disk. Select a Backup Store and

    click OK. After you make your selection the Catalog File will be rebuilt.

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    Damen Wong Feb 06, 2008

    Firstly, I am glad it worked out for you. To give me credit for the solution, you need to pick my solution as a Fixya instead of the other solution. You can also email email Fixya to ask them to change it.


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