External Hard Drive Failed...

  KPC 09:59 30 May 2009
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I need to recover data from an external hard drive that has failed. I have a mac, well its a friends and he said his computer wont recognise it anymore and there is a constant flicker on the light at the front of the drive which after contacting their support line have confirmed there is a fault. He has read that if he tries to connect to a windows pc, although the drive is formatted to Mac OS, it should see it. Is this true and is there any good recovery software i can use to recover the data. I have a fully updated genuine vista premium pc. thanks.

  KPC 10:11 30 May 2009

The drive is a Maxtor One Touch 2

  Technotiger 10:16 30 May 2009

This direct download does recover images/jpg's etc on a PC, not sure about Mac though ... click here

  Technotiger 10:18 30 May 2009

PS - that download is mainly aimed at recovering Pics from most types of Media.

  KPC 10:21 30 May 2009

ok, i can give it a go, thanks

  KPC 10:25 30 May 2009

The data i need to recover is for a sound technician who has all his sound files on this drive.

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