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I transfered files to my HDD (Seagate Backup+ RD) and now my laptop is asking for formatting? I don't want to loose my files!

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  • unallocated space
  • Hard Drives
  • Format
  • Disk Management
  • Storage
  • Seagate
  • Laptops
  • Windows 8
  • External Hard Drive
  • Acer
Last response: in Storage
October 7, 2013 5:41:57 AM

So my laptop was broken, I got all my files backed up on my HDD. I just did it by copy and paste them in folders. Now I wanted to transfer them back. (just Photos and Videos).
I have an Acer and I clicked on Acer Backup Manager. After doing that, he made my HDD as a RECOVERY :F. I have a 1 TB HDD and now only the RECOVERY :F is seen with 32GB.
I looked at the Disk Management and saw 800+ GB unallocated. and the other was 32gb :F.
I deleted the volume of :F but now I have 900+ GB of unallocated something.
When I plug my HDD into the laptop, it asks me to format. BUT I DONT WANT TO LOOSE MY PHOTOS AND VIDEOS :( 

HELP ME Pleasee! (Seagate Back up plus portable drive 1TB)

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a c 1306 G Storage
a c 306 D Laptop
a c 210 * Windows 8
October 7, 2013 3:36:40 PM

The Asus utility warned you all data on the drive would be lost.

Try using this unformat utility and see if it can recover the previous partition; I just hope its not too late for you.
http://www.easeus.com/data-recovery/format-recovery-sof...
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October 14, 2013 6:53:24 AM

Most of the time it is caused by virus, you may try a virus scan software.
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