ok, this is a HUGE EMERGENCY… my secondary work hard drive just took a big dump on itself… i came in this morning and there were 2 error messages (unfortunately, i blew past them without even thinking about it). Once i logged in tho, the hard drive (D:) wasn’t showing up… i restarted the system, and the system immediately went into a chkdsk mode with 3 phases… once it was done (which took forever) the computer started up again, i logged on, and everything was VERY slow… the desktop was about to load as usual when the screen went blank and stayed blank for a good 20min. i restarted and the same thing happened.
i unplugged the D: drive and everything went back to normal (ran smoothly at least). i continued to work without the drive plugged in since i had deadlines to meet today, but now i need to get to that drive. it was my MEDIA drive which contained all of my TV SPOTS, RADIO SPOTS, MUSIC, VIDEOS, etc. Everything that i need VERY VERY much…
i checked the BIOS on bootup again, and it reads that there are 2 drives installed when pluggeed in, BUT beyond bios, it doesnt show up thru “my computer” or even thru the command prompt.
DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY IDEAS TO SAVE MY CONTENT?? IM DESPARATE HERE!! Please help and thank you VERY much in advance!