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Hello. I have a Hard Drive Pro 500GB that says I need to format the disc before I can use it. It has photos and things on it that I want to keep. Have tried different PCs but all get the same message. Any ideas?

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This is sometimes due to a faulty hard drive. There are some programs that will try to fix the problem and allow you to get your data back. If you are not comfortable with doing this though the best thing to do is to take it to a shop that offers data recovery. I have included a little program that MIGHT help.


Best of luck


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