disk utility cant repair external hard drive

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by amino, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. amino macrumors newbie

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    #1
    hello
    i unplugged my external hard drive suddenly
    and when i tried to repair it in disk utility it told me it cant repair it
    and i must restore all files and then erase it
    i really dont wanna erase everything it so important to me
     
  2. simsaladimbamba

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    Does the HDD still mount and is visible in Finder, thus you could backup the contents of that HDD to another HDD?
    What about employing a double data backup?
     
  3. amino thread starter macrumors newbie

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    no i can see it in finder
    and i didn't understand anything frim what u said im dumb in the tech side
    and i dont have an other HDD cant fix
    cani take my friend's HDD and copy everything in his HDD until i re-format mine and then return things again ? if that possible can u show me how ??
     

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