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How do i fix the Cyclic Redundancy Check error on my External Back Up Hard Drive

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March 21, 2011 8:30:58 PM

Hi,
I have an External hard disk but it seem there is a Data Error (Cyclic Redundancy). My Files in this Ext. Hard Disk are mostly important work related matters. Its a 500GB HD.

Can you please assist me?

cheers,
jorge
March 21, 2011 9:32:13 PM

To avoid an "O crap", I would suggest contacting the vendor. They will be able to assist you the best since they developed it.

I hesitate giving advice in this situation b/c there is important data involved.
a b G Storage
March 22, 2011 12:16:54 AM

You need to initiate a data recovery operation. The first step is to try and take an image of your failing drive. Then attempt to recover your data from the image.
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