access my hard drive

Discussion in 'Windows XP / Older OS' started by olliex, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. olliex

    olliex MDL Novice

    Nov 27, 2010
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    hi could anyone help me plz i cannot access my slave drive ,,it says the disc in drive d is not formatted.do u want to format it now.i have a lot of things on there with no back up .is there anyay i can get it back plz
     
  2. veey

    veey MDL Novice

    Jan 17, 2011
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    Can you post more details on what was changed in the system? This message usually mean that file system on the disk is not readable by OS.
     
  3. 911medic

    911medic MDL Guru

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    Try linux live cd..Ubuntu is easiest..you can move stuff if need be..
     
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  4. olliex

    olliex MDL Novice

    Nov 27, 2010
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    i have xp and nothing was changed in the system.in the properties of the disc it says file system is raw not ntfs.i dont know why it has changed ty
     
  5. veey

    veey MDL Novice

    Jan 17, 2011
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    Not good. You can try this link
    raw-file-system
    Just add .com at the end.
    (forum doesn't allow me to post a link here)