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After reformatting drive D; the other drives can't be read anymore...

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Other drives most likely keyed off the drive was striped or raid con fig of some kind the data on the drives are lost as well if this is the case you can reformat them all and then load windows on the c drive typically the d drive is another cd rom or optical drive of some kind so I must assume you had mult Hard drives

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>> my computer could not repair the hard drive

It seems that the disk-drive is "dying", and the "table of contents" on the hard-drive has become corrupted, and automated attempts to "repair" the corruption have failed.

>> the hd is being offered with limited functionality, basically read-only.

Yes. Take this as a "hint" that the disk-drive is about to "die".

>> It recommends that I back-up the info elsewhere

Good advice. Take the advice.

>> and reformat.

This may help -- it will identify any "bad" spots on the hard-drive, and will either permanently avoid using those bad spots, or it will allocate a "spare" track on the drive to be used as a substitute for the "bad" area.

However, even after doing this, I would not "trust" the device to be a "reliable" backup for my important files. Like a well-used chalk-board in a classroom, the disk is getting "worn-out".

If it's still under warranty, exercise the warranty.
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corrupt directory.
if you can read the data, remove it.
then reformat the drive.
if this is not possible, replace the drive.
sorry if the fix does not work.
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