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Hello, my storejet 160gb hard disk is not accesible now. just after the insertion in the pc it is failing in completing the auto play function and when we try to open/explore by clicking on the drive one error shows " drive is not accesible : , the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable ".. pls help ..

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    Brian Sullivan Mar 21, 2011

    i am unable to post this answer it says invalid characters try again so i have to answer it using this
    Attach 160 GB transcend click start control panel administrive tools computer management disc management you can right click select properties tools check now tick in both boxes to scan for and repair recover any bad sectors and automaticall fix any corrupt files or tick in one box then return after it has fixed the first task then tick the other box also make sure the leads are securely seated and are not bad faulty a bad lead will give you this error message

    hope this helps

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There are 2 solutions for your problem, but both of them request advanced knowledge in hard drives arhitecture and computer operating. First solution works under windows and is called Victoria 4.3 for windows. It's a tools for diagnostic and repair at low level for hdd and you can find it free on the internet, for these method you can use your hdd conected to usb, second it'a also free and it's called MHDD and you can find it at www.hddguru.com, for these method you must remove hdd from the enclosure and connnect it directly to your computer motherboard and boot from the cd created with MHDD, but be very carefull, you can destroy your hdd permanently if you don't now what to do, and you can lose all your data, so if you have an IT specialist ask him to do it.

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If you have a hard drive that is corrupt of failing sometimes running check disk will recover some of the files or repair the problem, follow these steps

start type cmd in the search bar or run prompt type the drive letter follow by a colon and hit enter type cd backslash and hit enter type chkdsk space front slash r

the backslash space are actions or symbols that need to be typed in. i get an invalid character error when i try to include them here.
this will fix any errors and try to recover any files from bad sectors also if it is a mechanical failure with the hard drive sometimes putting it in the freezer for several hours will allow you to access the information because the cold shrinks the metal. its a long shot but has worked for me before

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