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I have seagate 500 gb external HDD. Now when i m trying to connect it with my laptop it gives me error as "You need to format your disk before you can use it" . Please help me in my HDD i have many imp data related to my project so please give me some solution to recover my data back asap. Thanks in advance.

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Hello!
I suggest you to download Recuva. When you run it the first time a wizard will help you to setup everything you need to restore the lost data(if it`s recoverable).
Good luck

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