External Hard Drive File System

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by nleffler, Oct 9, 2010.

  1. nleffler macrumors newbie

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    Hi,

    I have an external drive I used for backing up my mac and was therefore HFS+ formatted. Having had my previous mac stolen I want to recover my files from this hard drive.

    For some reason however, the file system seems to have corrupted itself. The drive cannot be read from any mac. I have managed to acces the drive using transmac on a PC but macdrive won't read it.

    In the disk management panel of a PC the drive is identified as having a RAW file system.

    Any ideas on how to recover my data?

    Thanks
     
  2. spinnerlys Guest

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    Connect the HDD to another Mac and open Disk Utility and see what it says after you have verified the disk. Maybe you can even repair it via Disk Utility.
     

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