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Recover data from external hard drive?

By Tulika07
Jul 3, 2011
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  1. Hello,

    The USB of my external hard drive was broken and I changed to a new casing. However, it did not show up in my computer anymore and did not show up in disk management. I read forums and assigned it a drive name in disk management and clicked new partition. The drive was now visible in my computer but it keeps asking to be formatted. I do not want to erase my old data and so did not format.I want access to this data back again. My hard drive is fine and makes no noises. Someone please help.

    Thanks,
    Tulika
  2. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Booster Posts: 897   +39

  3. BakerCook

    BakerCook TS Rookie

    If the drive is showing up in BIOS then you can get access to your data and drive, all you need a good data recovery software for the recovery of your data after formatting the drive because as you say it means that your drive is corrupted and until you format the drive you can not access it.
    go for "Kernel for FAT and NTFS" hard disk data recovery software for the recovery of your data and files from external hard drive.


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