I need help because a while ago, my essential edition 2.0 didn’t appear to have any files on it. When I connect to my imac a message comes up saying the disk is not formatted for it, but thing is that ive been using it on this computer for 1-2 years or so. I don’t know what to do because I had my computer backups and a lot of files and pics stored on it. It turns on fine but nothing else. … I also tried software like disk utility, which wont let me repair, and Data rescue 3, which cant find files.Please help and thanks in advance
You can try this http://www.partition-tool.com/ , it will repair and might allow to recover some of the data.
Hope this helps.
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Hi there, you can try TestDisk, which is free and works with Macs, but will only help you recover the data if the drive was FAT32…