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I have external Hard drive, which shows the partition while view in disk manager. But I am not able to view the data stored on the hard drive. It is IMax 320 GB hard disk. Please help me.

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for superuser... – soandos May 27 '11 at 14:13
This doesn't seem like a programming question... – Anonymous May 27 '11 at 14:13
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Since the drive is 320GB I would assume its using NTFS. I would highly recommend Recuva in this case, and if that fails, TestDisk can do a more thorough job.

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Try Recuva from Piriform:

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Regardless of wehre this question should be posted...

Don't do anything else... Just because you can't see the files, doens't mean that they're gone.

If your using a Windows PC, use PC Inspector File Recovery

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Us something called restoration (free) or a similar utility, and click scan for deleted files.

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If your disk is on its last legs you could always try freezing it...

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