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Hi i have a samsung g2 320gb portable hard drive , everything was working fine then i moved some files onto the drive. after putting the files on the drive i attempted to eject the device and was unable to so i powered off my system and removed the device. when i plugged it back in the system told me that the drive needed to be formatted so i ejected the device and now it doesnt even detect the device no matter what system i plug it into

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Sorry but your hard drive has failed, it happens quite often on this type of portable drive.

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you need a commercial program like partition magic to do this, there is no sys-built-in way.

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Try deleting any partitions on the drive by using Control panel, administrative tools, computer management, disk management. now highlight the drive and right click and click on delete partition. Now create a new partition and see if it will do a full format on it. if not then its stuffed. you have no choice but to buy another drive.

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Were those files and folders something like System Volume Information, System Restore, Recycle Bin, and Desktop.ini? If yes then these are the folders that store the data about what is in the NTFS partition - deleting them makes the partition unreadable.
To recover your files from it you must install this program in a Windows pc
http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/EASEUS-Data-Recovery-Wizard-Free-Edition.shtml
and run it. A better but paid program
http://www.easeus.com/datarecoverywizard/recover-formatted-partition.htm

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