When my 1TB external HDD show error msg “You need to format the disk. do you want to format it?”
12 01 2016 08:14
When I realized that if I could recovered the files, I should have another same size of HDD as temporary storage for my files.
12 01 2016 08:15
Found a tutorial that said I don’t need to recovery and format this HDD. only fix boot sector.
spend 3 hours scanning.
12 01 2016 11:04
Back to first plan. recover the files. format the disk and recopy to the disk.12 01 2016 11:10
Some files have to be deleted. (no more space left on my other HDD)
that jav files.12 01 2016 11:11
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I remembered that the best HDD repair I used so far is minitool. re-downloading minitool..
MiniTool show my disk is okay. file system NTFS. the files are right there.12 01 2016 11:40
but windows can’t read.
checking file system using minitool feature. actually I have scan it by testdisk but no result.
minitool show the errors.
Done. Hurrah!12 01 2016 11:46
time spent: 5 hours.