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hard drive gone crazy

Last response: in Storage
December 13, 2007 9:41:53 PM

well, i was running out of space so got a new samsung 750gb, arrived today.

i did a quick format, which i have done before with new drives without issue.

i began copying files over to the new drive, which went fine, i copied maybe 80gb across.

but now the drive is reading as unformatted, with 100% free space.

im confused and irritated.

i tried to view the disk with pc inspector file recovery, but it didnt show any files.

anyone seen this ? have any suggestions ? know of any free software that can fix this ?

would be really helpful :p 

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December 13, 2007 10:33:32 PM

well.... what you can do is reformat the drive with full format!
December 13, 2007 11:03:52 PM

well, i really want to get the data back that i saved to it, rather than format it ....... i thought that was obvious .... :\