Data on WD My Passport but sayes file or directory is corrupted or Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital My Documents Storage Last response: August 16, 2011 1:39 PM in Storage Share deepatjoe August 15, 2011 12:21:23 AM Hello, Is there anyway possible for me to retrieve my documents stored on my WD My Passport? It has been working fine, up until I tried using it today More about : data passport sayes file directory corrupted fzabkar a c 288 G Storage August 16, 2011 1:39:27 PM Run CHKDSK in readonly mode. This will tell you what is wrong with the file system. Then try a comprehensive SMART diagnostic. Look for reallocated, pending, or uncorrectable sectors. This will tell you if the drive has physical problems. HD Sentinel (DOS / Windows / Linux): http://www.hdsentinel.com/ HDDScan for Windows: http://hddscan.com/ See this article for SMART info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S.M.A.R.T. Your next step will depend on what you find. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWD Passport conked out. Probably corrupted. What are my data recovery options? Forum File Corruption On WD My Passport Ultra Forum Folder in harddisk say file or directory is corrupted Forum External drive says "the file or directory is corrupted or unreadable" Forum WD my passport 1 TB says file is locked Forum SolvedBad PCB WD My Passport WDBACX0010BBL-00 How To Recover Data Forum SolvedData recovery from wd my passport Forum SolvedWD My Passport 1TB not recognised, not initialized, not able to recover data Forum SolvedWD My Passport data not visible Forum Solvedwhy does my external hard drive reports the error "G:\ is not accessible. The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable." Forum SolvedToshiba 1TB Hard Drive E:\ Is not accessable the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable Forum SolvedWD 1TB My Passport external HD Data Recovery Question Forum SolvedWD 1Tb my passport can copy data out but cannot copy data in Forum SolvedM: is not accessible the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable Forum SolvedHow to recover data from unrecognized WD My Passport Forum SolvedWD my passport HD data recovery Forum SolvedUnable to transfer files to 250 GB WD Passport. Possible Hard Drive Failure Forum SolvedWD My passport storage button for switching to backup by file not showing Forum WD My Passport - cannot access data Forum WD Passport Hard disk corrupted Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !