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Data on WD My Passport but sayes file or directory is corrupted or

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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
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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.
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