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I have a Fujutsi hard drive that's requesting to be formatted, but if i cancel the format window it gives me this error "Data error (cyclic redundancy check)". The thing is that I don't want to format it since I'm scared to lose my important files on it.

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it is not clear, can you still access the files on the disk? –  Simon Apr 15 '13 at 14:01
    
No i cannot access them. I can't open the hard drive anymore.. –  user2271980 Apr 15 '13 at 15:12
    
Probably a bad drive, you should test it to be sure. hgst.com/support/downloads/#DFT –  jmreicha Apr 15 '13 at 15:22

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