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Old 08-23-2011, 01:13 AM   #1
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need help to restore a hdd. looking for something to retrieve my data about to lose almost 500gb of data.when i run scandisk it gets to about 50% stops ran it for 12 hours and it stuck on 48%.
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Old 08-23-2011, 03:23 AM   #2
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You could get an enclosure to put your failing hdd in and connect it via usb and transfer the data over. Or you can also get a sata to usb adapter and do the same thing.

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Old 08-23-2011, 03:36 AM   #3
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it was a mybook and i took the drive out it runs fast bet still has problems.i want to save it all but im having to pick and chose. i had a laptop i was working on a while back and the hdd was failing to no repair scan-disk got so far and froze im thinking that's what going to happen to this one.
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Default Re: hdd about to fail

Try Replica. It backs up EVERYTHING, even your operating system. It's, like, $80 or something on Amazon.
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