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Files Missing From Folders On Backup Drives


If we're going to unhide files, we should type the whole name plus the expanded-name. I tried chkdsk but message appeared - Access Denied as you do not have sufficient privileges. Logged R2D2_WDGreenhorn Experience: Experienced OS: Windows 7 Re: Urgent: Folder disappeared from external HDD « Reply #6 on: October 21, 2014, 01:42:56 AM » Hi there,I believe the files are still Weirdly enough, all of my music I have on that external i had previously added to my itunes library.

go to the security tab, go to advaced and go to owner. Started with one folder and then the whole thing, but yet all my music on that external hard drive is added to itunes and still plays? What's weird is that two days ago I had the issue, MS security finds a problem and fixes it and my files were back. So, I did.

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Then run the program off of the flash drive on your computer.And the program I recommend is Recuva Portable. Any suggestions? So I clicked cancel, still hang and I plugged it out. 300gb of data is gone. But, if our families share one computer with us at home, there will be a big risk of data loss.

  • Jul 15, 2012 4:57 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by tjk, tjk Jul 15, 2012 6:16 PM in response to jrc39 Level 7 (29,332 points) Notebooks Jul
  • Any other ideas how I can retrieve files larger than 71.44mb?
  • I tried running spybot, but when it comes to apply the fixes it tells me I'm not the administrator, but I am.
  • Report PG52- Sep 3, 2014 at 04:07 PM Thanks so much..
  • i'm on a macbookpro using yosemite (just in case).
  • Run "cmd" and press "Enter" key.
  • This sounds more like someone playing a joke on you than any filesystem corruption that I've ever read about.

jnehmerJun 18, 2012, 3:56 AM I recommend that everyone first try "Hilly's" advice (copied below): I used it yesterday on two of my WD 1 TB portable hard drives, and it can i still retrieve it? Absolutely No Free WD External Hard Drive Data Recovery Is Under Control Best Solutions To Laptop Data Recovery – 100% Quick & Safe Discover MiniTool Data Recovery Tools Free License Personal Files Missing From External Hard Drive But Still Taking Up Space It sounds like what you said, "a corrupted directory structure" than a dying disk.

This seems to be an issue with OS X and needs to be addressed immediately. Files Disappeared From External Hard Drive Mac what happened to my external hard drive? It does sound very much like that drive has problems and could be getting ready to fail altogether. Aug 4, 2011 7:34 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by tjk, tjk Aug 4, 2011 1:22 PM in response to corymoore Level 7 (29,332 points) Notebooks Aug

So when your precious pictures are not showing up on SD card, TF card or on any media cards then this software helps you to restore them easily. Files Disappeared From Hard Drive If our files keep missing from the external hard d drive, run "cmd" and press "Enter" key. Can we fix it or rescue missing data here? i drug the broken folder over to my desktop, which then showed as a folder instead of a piece of paper, but alas it was empty. *cue broken heart...

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High speed: external hard drive connected via Firewire usually works at high speed, which makes it rather easy to transfer data between computer and external hard drives. Aug 3, 2011 9:23 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by corymoore, corymoore Aug 3, 2011 10:05 PM in response to tjk Level 1 (1 points) Aug 3, External Hard Drive Missing Files Once something unlucky happens and leads to serious data loss, we should stop all operations and turn to reliable solutions quickly, so as to ensure the largest possibility for data recovery. Folder Disappeared From Hard Drive Computer Hope Forum Main pageFree helpTipsDictionaryForumLinksContact Welcome, Guest.

Logged ThatGuy11200Topic StarterRookie Experience: Beginner OS: Windows 8 Re: Urgent: Folder disappeared from external HDD « Reply #2 on: October 20, 2014, 01:13:29 PM » I found another forum where this Disk manager doesn't help. It is really weird that this happened all of a sudden, i mean for the past 3 months it has been fine and never had this happen. I've always wanted to be smart, handsome and modest. Seagate External Hard Drive Files Disappeared

However, when I look at the drive, it seems that Windows is still detecting the data there, because the same amount of space is in use.About 60GB is missing because of So, to definetely remove the infection you should disable System Restore and only enable it when the bugs are gone. If NOT, delete "CheckedValue", create a new "DWOR" in the blank and rename it as "CheckedValue". this content If you don't have a good backup, you'll have to try a file recovery program.

Jul 15, 2012 6:16 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Kriswi, Kriswi Jan 5, 2016 12:38 AM in response to corymoore Level 1 (0 points) Jan 5, Files Disappeared From External Hard Drive Windows 10 Ask ! solved Need help extracting files off External Hard drive solved Missing hard drive after half fixing a boot problem.

MattiosDec 9, 2014, 5:19 PM potato have you done the chkdsk etc.

By the way I've tried showing hidden folders and everything in folder options." – by Sarooo from Tomshardware Faced with such confusion, most users behave like ants on hot bricks, while Now look for your files in your external drive. Skip to main content Help Me Restore! Search site Search Search Go back to previous article Sign in Expand/collapse global hierarchy Home CrashPlan Version 4 Troubleshooting Expand/collapse global location Why Are Files Disappeared From Hard Drive Windows 7 Was this article helpful?YesNo Recommended articles There are no recommended articles.

Super Antispyware4. Check whether the files are endowed with system property: run "Control folders" or go to Appearance and Personalization under Control Panel, and then we can see the window Folder Options. I went away and did something else for a while and when I came back the computer had gone to sleep. How can i fix files on my external hard drive After formating then restoring?

The attrib command was a good option, because sometimes really solves the issue. I saved some school documents on my drive. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. I leave details below.Using a Linux Live CD is another option, which may give you access to those files.

Here is a link to another forum where a similar issue was considered., you may need to use a partition recovery program.Here is one: of any recovery tool has risk involved. Something for me to work on. Yodot Mac File Recovery The only undelete application for Mac that can recover deleted files from HFS+, HFSX partitions on Mac. This entire thing is weird, but if the answer above is yes I would immediately: 1) Export them to another drive so I have a backup (if you don't already) 2)

Click on Start --> In search box, type control folders and press Enter. [If you are using Windows XP then type control folders in Run and press Enter] "Folder Options" will I wouldn't use Windows utilities on them without knowing more about the underlying cause of the problem. You will be able to restore Microsoft Office files such as Outlook PST, OST, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc along with ZIP, RAR, PDF, SQL etc files stored on WD external If I open windows media player and simply type in the URL address of where my movie is and press OK, it opens the movie and plays it without any error!

I just use anti-malware bytes occassionally to clean my computer. On the second hard drive some of the files are still there and there others appear to be there, but when you click on them (pdf, doc, ppt, jpg -etc) they Try Clonezilla. Step 2: choose the damaged partition of the external hard drive to have a full scan.

You have to invoke this utility running in the elevated mode."What should I do next.... Type "attrib [name of file/folder] -r -a -s -h". So, I decided to transfer another copy of that file (stored on another external hard drive) back on the Seagate. The attrib command was a good option, because sometimes really solves the issue.

Report SVENUS- Nov 7, 2015 at 06:11 AM Thank you.... If we still have a general impression of how much space our data occupies in the external hard drive, we can almost tell these things are the files we stored in Lisa Reply With Quote 12-06-2014,12:53 PM #12 Slydude View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Nov 15, 2009 Location North Louisiana, USA Posts 11,228 Specs:2.8 GHz MacBook Pro 10.11, 8 GB