/ Sign-up
Your question

Recover files from External HDD

  • Hard Drives
  • Data Recovery
  • External Drive
  • External Hard Drive
  • Storage
Last response: in Storage
November 20, 2012 11:21:47 AM


I have a 1TB external USB HDD. Not sure what caused this, but I am no longer able to access files from this external drive. When I plug it into any of my PC's running XP or Win7 it asks to be formatted. I have also tried changing the USB cable but get the same problem.

I trialed a few differnt recovery software. Recuva can't access my external drive and prompts for it to be formatted. I seem to be able to see my folders using Active File Recovery but I have to purchase the software to recover anything over 65kb.

Can anyone suggest another solution that I could access my files without having to purchase recovery software?

More about : recover files external hdd

a c 157 G Storage
November 20, 2012 12:05:18 PM

duplicate post