Saturday, 18 October 2014

Converting From RAW to NTFS

After a long time of struggle with my corrupted external hard disk(WD MY Passport)I was able to bring back the hard disk back to life.....


* Run your Command Prompt as Administrator.

* Type the following Command without the quotes

"chkdsk "

Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another
process.  Would you like to schedule this volume to be
checked the next time the system restarts? (Y/N)

* Enter Y and press enter.

* Enter the following without quotes

"chkdsk /f"

restart your Computer..:)


* Run command Prompt as administrator.

*Enter the following without quotes 

"set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1"

"cd  %SystemRoot%\System32"


Device Manager will be opened as the Image Below

 Click >>>View>>>Show hidden devices


Now uninstall all the drivers relating to Your harddisk.

Reboot your Computer and check if it works.


*Download and Install testdisk .(Google for it)
*Open Test Disk >> (No log) >>Select your (Hard disk) >>Select your Partition Map(Intel)>>(Analyze)>>(Quick Test) takes a lot of time and then >>(Deeper Test) takes even a day be patient 

Now after the test are over it will show a statement to repair your FILE FORMAT  Enter  Y and press enter. 

Now Reconnect Your Harddisk It should POPUP.