When i initialize a disk i lose my data Tags: Hard Drives Storage Last response: August 19, 2010 3:55 PM in Storage Share velazr00 August 19, 2010 3:43:01 PM when i initialize a disk i lose my data More about : initialize disk lose data sminlal a c 414 G Storage August 19, 2010 3:55:25 PM That's the way it's supposed to work. Initializing a disk is like opening up your filing cabinet, removing all of the folders and pages from it and throwing them in the garbage. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWindows 7 initialize disk sas ForumConvert to basic disk without losing data ForumSeagate external hard drive I can't initialize it or create new simple volume. . ForumSATA Drive Stopped Working - Cannot Initialize ForumWhat is meant by initializing a disk ? ForumCan we recover data after initialize ForumCannot Initialize Disk : Cyclic Redundancy Check ForumHOW TO FORMAT A DISK WITHOUT LOOSING DATA ForumFailed to initialize SSD disk ForumCant initialize hard disk help please.... ForumExternal Harddisk unable to to initialize in disk management ForumDo my data erase if I initialize my hard drive ForumHard Disk Won't Initialize ,Computer sees it but wont do anything ForumHard Drive Issues and Data Loss. Please Help! ForumHow to convert raw to ntfs without lose of data ForumLosing data after formatting hard disk ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure ForumHard Disk Failure? ForumHard disk activity peaks and freezes Forum[Solved] Who can recover data files More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !