Portable Hard Disk 1 TB Asking me to format.

Hello All Friends,

My name is Ashok, I have a Fantom portable Hard Disk 1 TB.....and I've been using it since 1 Year.

Recently, I'm unaware of what happened to it, If I connect it to my laptop or any other PC, it is asking me to format.

I cant even open it, cant ready any data from it....If initiated for error check, to start an error check also, it is asking me to format.

Your help is very much appreciated, I've lot of important data in my hard disk....
Pls.... give me solution.......


Thanks in Advance !!
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  1. Hello Arishok
    try this Free data recovery software:
    -Recuva
  2. abhaliya said:
    Hello All Friends,

    My name is Ashok, I have a Fantom portable Hard Disk 1 TB.....and I've been using it since 1 Year.

    Recently, I'm unaware of what happened to it, If I connect it to my laptop or any other PC, it is asking me to format.

    I cant even open it, cant ready any data from it....If initiated for error check, to start an error check also, it is asking me to format.

    Your help is very much appreciated, I've lot of important data in my hard disk....
    Pls.... give me solution.......


    Thanks in Advance !!



    Hi Thanks for Advice but
    this is not Recovery Pls tel me another solution............
  3. try it in another computer

    if that dosnt work use a live cd and try to accses the files
  4. Yeah, try another computer. Tell me, if u look in to disk management does it say its healthy? And also try to change drive letter.
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