External HDD shows "the disk structure is corrupted and unreadable"


  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 8 Pro
       #1

    External HDD shows "the disk structure is corrupted and unreadable"


    I have a 1T external USB HDD and i found that the disk is "RAW" , i am using windows 10 Pro
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  2. Samuria's Avatar
    Posts : 6,057
    windows 10
       #2

    Raw means it's lost the partition table you need to get free specific partition recovery software once the partition is recovered the files will be there
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  3. Posts : 10
    Windows 7
       #3

    You can try the Disk Check from the Command Prompt; In the search bar or Start\Run command, type: CMD.exe, then type: chkdsk c: /r and press Enter.Worked for me yesterday solving the same exact HD problem.
    read more this tutorial
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  4. jumanji's Avatar
    Posts : 5,618
    Windows 10 Home 64bit Version 20H2
       #4

    Hi lamlienviet,

    Welcome to Ten Forums.

    Please post a screenshot of Windows Disk Management with only your problem external drive connected. ( Please remove all other external drives/flash drives/ USB hubs/external card readers)

    Follow these tutorials

    Disk Management: Disk Management - How to Post a Screenshot of

    Upload: How to Upload and Post Screenshots and Files at Ten Forums
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