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Windows 7 sees that a hard drive is there. But it can't access any of the data that is on it. Any simple fix for this? I have no clue what happened. I turned on my pc today and notice some of my hard drives were missing their green bar underneath.

Replacing the cables didn't work.

Update:

"Recovery my files" did see the drive but could not recovery it. Any ideas of any software that might? The data on the harddrive isn't worth more to me than the cost of the drive itself so sending it to a data recovery center isn't a option for me.
Edited by CrazyHeaven - 2/9/11 at 12:06pm
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post #2 of 10
hmm...

right click my computer > manage > storage > disk management

take a screen shot of that window and post it here and let me see..
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Done. And thank you in advance. It's the 1TB drive that I can't access.
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post #4 of 10
I can not tell you how to fix it, but see where Disk 0 has 59.63 GB NTFS and Disk 2 has the same NTFS for both partitions. Disk 1 has RAW instead of NTFS. That is probably your problem.
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I know RAW is my problem. I've tried 3 different recovery trials and none of them have been able to see it.
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post #6 of 10
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Sorry for the second bump.

I've tried all the recovery software listed on OCN in other threads without any success. It failed to let me boot into Ubuntu for some unknown reason. All of this have left me in wonder on what is going on.

Looks like I might have to give up on checking to see if there was anything I didn't save.
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post #7 of 10
Have you tried Easeus?

http://www.easeus.com/product.htm
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Have you tried Easeus?

http://www.easeus.com/product.htm
I tried that one. I tried any that I could find that offered a free trial of their product.

Finally I tried to format the drive and that didn't work either.
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post #9 of 10
that sounds really wierd, sorry for the late response..

can you import partiton? maybe? if you right click the drive you should see somewere it says foreign disk or import something...
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post #10 of 10
Sounds like a job for TestDisk.
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