It has been quite sometime since last I posted here. Straight to the point, I have an external hard drive(500 GB) of which there are lots of missing files and folder which are very important for me.
Now, I can only see about 10 files when it should be hundreds of files and folders. However, when I did scanning, all the files and folders are detected by the Avira but when I tried again after the scanning completed, I still don't have access to my files and folders.
Thanks in advance.
In loving memory of my Grandpa John and Great Uncle Barry.
This may sound ridiculous, but are these files simply hidden? I know a guy where most of his files went missing on his portable hdd and they had somehow just hidden themselves, 20+ Gigs worth! He was quite relieved when I showed him how to view hidden files in Windows and they showed up again.
Open an Explorer window, go to the 'tools' menu >> 'folder options' >> 'view' tab.
Select 'Show hidden files and folders', and apply.
If they still aren't there or the option was on anyway, then there may be a problem with the drive and a Checkdisk /f might be needed.
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