recovery

Forum discussion tagged with recovery.
  1. F

    Question I need advice for recovering a hard-drive? please read!

    About half a year ago I realized that my external hard-drive that I bought on amazon was malfunctioning, I had noticed there was a connection problem even before that, it would connect and disconnect rapidly sometimes, but I didn't think much of it cause my files were still there. then 1 day...
  2. Ketchup

    4 TB Toshiba is now showing no Partitions. Any Quick Options?

    Backstory: 4 TB drive is backed up but was removed from the server for a trip. Connected to Win 7 laptop through a dock and Windows wanted to format the drive (no partition found). Need some options. Here is where I am at ATM: Web searches seems to indicate that Test Disk was the best option...
  3. H

    hard drive recovery

    I have a 2TB Seagate media drive that, after a power cut, is no longer reporting to the OS. It powers up OK and doesn't make any bad noises so I'm wondering if it's just the board that's gone. Any thoughts on the chance that if I buy another drive the same and swap the boards over then I could...
  4. EXCellR8

    Mac Hard Drive Recovery

    I have a friend's Macbook Pro with a 160GB Fujitsu hard drive that doesn't want to cooperate. The OS never loads but the hard drive doesn't seem to be dead, at least not yet. When I used Disk Utility to scan and verify the drive, it appeared to be making progress right up until the error: live...