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I have an external hard drive. Last time it was in working state when it was used in a Ubuntu operating system. When I try to access it I am getting this error "The disk structure is corrupted and unreadable".

I tried to run CHKDSK i: /f but I get error message as

The type of the file system is NTFS.
Unable to determine volume version and state. CHKDSK aborted.

I am unable to find any solution. Please help.

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What version of Ubuntu? IIRC, older versions of Ubuntu had a buggy ntfs driver. –  tjameson Jul 13 '13 at 17:49
    
@tjameson: Have no idea about the ubuntu version. I dnt have access to that PC now. –  Dibya Jul 13 '13 at 18:04
    
Does it work correctly in Linux? –  tjameson Jul 13 '13 at 18:13
    
@tjameson: I have a limited resources. After I found that my hard drive is not accessible I went to the PC where I used last time and found that its not even detected there. –  Dibya Jul 13 '13 at 18:14
    
Then I guess the next option is to attempt to recover: related superuser.com/questions/66793/… –  tjameson Jul 13 '13 at 18:16
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