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I have been using my western digital hard drive with no problems, now it says it hjas to be formatted. I will lose all data if I format it now.


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If you still have access to the hard drive...
\015\0121. make backups now (if your hdd dies that's it.. and it will happen probably more sooner than later)
\015\0122. check the hard drive for errors and try to get windows to fix them for you... start>my computer>select the hdd/partition and right click on it>properties>tools>click under error-checking>check now.
\015\0123. a good program that may give you an idea about the status of your hard drive is speedfan
\015\012http://www.download.com/SpeedFan/3000-2094_4-10067444.html it checks how hot your system is running and the S.M.A.R.T tab will tell you about the general health of your hdd.. check can also get a through analisys by having your hard drive status compared to statistical data if you have internet access.
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\015\012you may also want to run diagnostic tools for your hdd... download the one for your hard drive, install and run
\015\012http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287#wdc
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\015\012if you can't access the hard drive. get a drive enclosure, Uninstall the hdd from your system and put it in the enclosure, connect the enclosure via usb/firewire to another sytem and try to access it and then back up your data.. now you may also want to run diagnostics and after backing up your data is upto you if you want to keep trying to get your hdd to respond or you may want to start thinking about getting a brand new one.
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\015\012fact: your hdd is destined to die when depends on the quality of the hd and how much you've use it. so always back up your data while you can and don't rely on hd that are over 3 or 4 years old.
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Ya format it now
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