Problem with portable hard drive

I have copied many photos on to my new 1T WD Elements portable hard drive. Now my computer only recognises the hard drive as cbd_drive (D:) and has the following sub entries




 All content has disappeared! Please help. Are my photos still there somewhere?


Are you using a Lenovo system? This is a known issue that affects different hard disk drives from different manufacturers. You may need to use a data recovery application/utility in order to salvage the information previously stored in the device.

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Thank you. Yes it is a Lenovo laptop! Where would I find a data recovery application? I’m not techno minded.

A free one is Recuva you might also try booting from a Linux Live CD and see if the data accessible.


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