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dskchk hanging on stage 4 of 5 at 10%

by fourfish / February 8, 2011 8:12 PM PST

hi there my maxtor 500 gig hard drive gives me this message when i try access it "the file or directory is corrupted or unreadable" i ran this command in command promt, chkdsk i: /f /r but it just hangs on stage 4 of 5 at 10%. any ideas what i can do i have a lot of data on the drive i would like to recover

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Re: data recovery
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 8, 2011 8:24 PM PST
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by fourfish / February 9, 2011 4:20 AM PST
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thanks for your reply, its not life or death stuff ,it would be nice to get something back but if i don`t no biggi.

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