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Simpletech external 500GB Hardrive corrupted

I had the hardrive for 8 month and loaded it up with all my families pictures. Now I get a message saying, "The structure is corrupted and unreadable." I was wondering if there was anyway to get my pictures off.

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  • khinds_21 Aug 06, 2008

    Thanks for your help. I tried it and the program saw 465 out of 500 gigs, but it could not see any files. I checked the properties and the format of the hardrive is "RAW" not FAT 12/16/32 or NTFS. Is there any program that could read that?

  • khinds_21 Aug 07, 2008

    You are right. It shows basic, but the "File System" reads "Raw." I am guessing that is a problem. I tried to open the drive, but it still gives me the message:



    E:\ is not accessible

    The disk structure is corrupted and unreadable



    Is there any hope?

  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2008

    Yep happened to me too.
    I just formatted but I lost all my data.



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PC INSPECTOR™ File Recovery 4.x is a data recovery program that supports the FAT 12/16/32 and NTFS file systems. The current version 4.x replaces the previous version 3.x, which is now over 6 years old.
http://www.pcinspector.de/Sites/file_recovery/info.htm?language=1

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  • Richard Finch Aug 06, 2008

    Click Start>right click My Computer

    Select Manage from the drop dopwn list

    When the Computer Management window opens, click Disk Management.

    Your Ext Harddrive should read Basic the same as your C harddrive.

  • Richard Finch Aug 07, 2008

    Can you please email me at (rjfvillarosa at hotmail.com)

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    sam_uio Jan 31, 2013

    mine says Basic.. and RAW.. can't access my data :(

  • sam_uio
    sam_uio Jan 31, 2013

    it says Basic.. and RAW.. can't access my data :(

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