disk utility cant repair external hard drive

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

  1. amino macrumors newbie

    Mar 20, 2012
    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

    Nov 28, 2010
    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

    Mar 20, 2012
    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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