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Hard drive error The semaphore timeout period has expired

Last response: in Storage
January 27, 2012 8:43:38 PM

I cannot acees my data hard drive (I use 2 drives; oper. system and data) and get the following:

D:\ IS NOT ACCESSIBLE "The semaphore timeout period has expired"

Have a lot of data not yet backed up, PLEASE.. need help

a b G Storage
January 28, 2012 1:33:08 AM

Try running (as an Administrator) CHKDSK /R on the D drive from the command prompt, your D may have some bad clusters.