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How to repair hard disk cyclic redundancy error

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January 27, 2010 5:30:55 AM

first i open my external hard disk in d: partition and when i open it it prompts that i should have to format it and when i go to command prompt and type "d:" their is a reply which is (cyclic redundancy error) what should i do ?do i have to format it ??
January 27, 2010 5:47:59 AM

Try to format it first, if you can. If not, then its time to replace it.

CRC (cyclic redundancy check) error is usually encountered when trying to read data from a damaged disk.
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a b G Storage
January 27, 2010 1:01:44 PM

Try taking the disk out and hooking it up directly to a computer.
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April 13, 2011 11:48:40 AM

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first i open my external hard disk in d: partition and when i open it it prompts that i should have to format it and when i go to command prompt and type "d:" their is a reply which is (cyclic redundancy error) what should i do ?do i have to format it ??


Hi,

You do not have to format your hard drive. Cyclic Redundancy Error can be fixed without formatting. The link below will help you:

Solve Cyclic Redundancy Error.

PS: I'm the author of the post. If the problem still persists, please feel free to drop a comment on this thread or at the original post.
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March 23, 2012 6:47:28 AM

I can't download it, any other link?
thank you!

is it work in external hard disk?
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