Recover data from laptop hdd

  rsturbo 21:01 15 May 2018

Have taken hdd out of laptop and connected it via usb to new laptop. Both partitions are visible in windows explorer. Main partition error when i try to open it message says i/o error. But recovery partition is viewable. Data recovery software recuva wondershare zero assumption and ontrack all dont find anything. Also nothing showing when in cmd window. Any advice welcome. Thanks

  Forum Editor 22:57 15 May 2018

Try this:-

  1. Press the Windows Key + X, and select the Command Prompt (Admin) option.

  2. Click 'Yes' when you are presented with a UAC window requesting permission to launch the Command Prompt as Administrator.

  3. In the new Command Prompt window, type chkdsk E: /f /r /x. (replace E with your drive letter).

This will check the drive for errors, and repair them. If it doesn't fix the problem there are other options, but try it first.

  rsturbo 18:46 23 May 2018

Thanks tried that - no joy. Any more ideas? Please.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:21 23 May 2018

There is always test disk but not easy to use

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