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Error Message: The File or Directory Is Corrupt...

wizzywas Avatar
7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
I Get this error message when I try to open my External Hard Drive,

Does anyone know how to fix this?
any tricks of software I can use to fix this?

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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
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#1
Type In this in Command Prompt:
chkdsk (letter of drive)

Eg If D: was corrupted type
chkdsk d:
#2
after doing that it says

"Connot open volume for direct access." (in the black command prompt window)

then it closes
#3
chkdsk ?: /F /X
#4
Have you tried plugging it into another USB port or another computer?
What Operating System are you using?
#5
I had this and tried everything ended up using a file recovery program to get files back then reformat, touch wood not had any problems with it since then.
#6
I'm using XP SP3
I have tried it with my MAC but the disk is not showing up.
#7
Trauts78
I had this and tried everything ended up using a file recovery program to get files back then reformat, touch wood not had any problems with it since then.


which program did you use?
#8
wizzywas
I'm using XP SP3
I have tried it with my MAC but the disk is not showing up.

Try de-fragging it. If not then you a file recover program to get the files back then format the external hard drive.
#9
i shall try defrag it when i get home in the eveing.

Any other possible solutions?
#10
i cant seem to defrag as I cannot right click on it.

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