Help! External Maxtor HD says corrupt

  Ive 23:31 19 Sep 2006
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When you double click the drive it says J:\ is not accesible. The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable.How can I recover my 189gig of mp3 music. Is there any software that can read a corrupted drive or recover data.

  woodchip 00:06 20 Sep 2006

Can you see the drive in "My Computer"?????

  Ive 00:08 20 Sep 2006

Yes I can

  woodchip 00:12 20 Sep 2006

Right click the drive\Properties tick the box to fix faults in Check disc and run it

  Ive 00:18 20 Sep 2006

When I check the box and click start, chekdisc just dissapears and nothing happens.Buy the way I can here the drive spin up when I turn it on.

  woodchip 00:23 20 Sep 2006

After you try Check Disc, try a reboot with the disc connected and switched on. It may start check when you reboot

  Ive 00:24 20 Sep 2006

I will try now.

  Ive 00:30 20 Sep 2006

Still the same.

  woodchip 00:39 20 Sep 2006

Looks like you are in trouble.

Check some of these, you may find something to try
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  Ive 08:23 20 Sep 2006

Has anyone else any ideas please.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:48 20 Sep 2006

Download installation and diagnostic programs for your hard drive, software for your External Storage drive,
click here

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