I have an external HDD. Suddenly, I got the message to format the harddisk in order to use it. I clicked on format. I accidently aborted the format as it was taking hell lot of time. Now that I plug in the HDD, it could not be detected, though disk keeps spinning. I am not sure what has happened to the HDD - if sectors have been corrupted?
I am looking for someone's help on how to proceed further.
- Can my data still be recovered? high hopes i believe :(
- If not, how can I proceed with format, as it can not be detected. When plugged in, it hogs my PC and My computer Window continues to load for hours.