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Corrupted file message.can't open 3200

For no apparent reason my PC sends the message "file corrupted and not accessible" when I try to open my Maxtor 3200 storage device. I haven't been able to resolve by restarting or changing ports.

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  • hapitimez Jul 15, 2008

    i get the message code 10 , ihear some noise for 2 miniutes then i hear nothing.

  • tomsable Dec 10, 2008

    I have the same problem, when I try to access the Maxtor 3200 it, my computer shows the external hard drive is corrupt and unreadable. It was working fine until just recently. I have had this unit for about 2 yrs and do not use it excessively. I even tried another computer thinking it may be my laptop that was the problem, however to no avail it reads the same. I have many valuable family picturs on this hard drive....does anyone have any ideas?

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Had something like the same. The contents of an entire folder dissappeared.

I made a backup of all data I needed from the disk, then re-partitioned and re-formatted it. Now it seems to be ok again, but I lost my trust, so it will be a nice 500GB temporary folder for my PC.

from a command line, chkdsk was not able to run. Only at next boot. It started cycling with the same message all the time. Unfortunately I didn't copy the message

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