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HDD to HDD data transfer and then everything gone

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I use a WD Green 3 TB hdd (internal). It's not the boot hdd. I run windows 8 64 bit on a separate hdd. Today I took my 3TB hdd to my friends house. He runs win 7 64 bit. I connected my hdd to his pc and copied some data from his hdd to my hdd. But when I connect my hdd to my pc, all the copied data is gone. There is no sign of the data. I tried to run chkdsk but some sort of error came and the disk became inaccessible. I restarted the pc. Now I see some data but not all. I just ran a chkdsk in cmd with /x /f /r and it'll be taking a while. What's my problem ? It may be noted, I boot windows from a separate hdd, not this 3 tb. And this 3 tb is about one week old.
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Run R-Studio on it. Though it is possible the drive has failed. Wouldn't surprise me.
 
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Run R-Studio on it. Though it is possible the drive has failed. Wouldn't surprise me.
Thanks for the reply. The HDD is just working fine now. All of my previous data is there and some of the newly copied data. Is it still possible the drive failed ?
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It is possible it is failing. I would run a surface scan on it after making sure things are backed up. If everything checks out then i would just pay close attention to it and maintain said backups.

>.> And for more iteration, I will let you see my sig.
 
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It is possible it is failing. I would run a surface scan on it after making sure things are backed up. If everything checks out then i would just pay close attention to it and maintain said backups.

>.> And for more iteration, I will let you see my sig.
What's a surface scan ?
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Originally Posted by Lord Xeb View Post

It is possible it is failing. I would run a surface scan on it after making sure things are backed up. If everything checks out then i would just pay close attention to it and maintain said backups.

>.> And for more iteration, I will let you see my sig.
What's a surface scan ?
It's just a quick check to test the drive for errors. You can do this with HD Tune, which is free.
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