Solved External harddrives files can't be used

February 18, 2014 at 05:10:03
Specs: XP, 3.2
I am unable to use files on my external harddrive. The files is still there but in a file with a very long 88888e55545.... Name. I can open the folder but access is denied if I try to use a file. Is there any way to repair the files. So that I can use them. Plz help

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February 18, 2014 at 08:49:03
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You could try "taking ownership" of the folder or data recovery such as Pc Files Inspector or Recuva, both are free and pretty good. Do not install the data recovery software on the external drive.

To err is human but to really screw things up, you need a computer!

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