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I have two damaged hard drives one external, and I'm running my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on the other!

So the problem is that I couldn't repair it , i tried GParted , mkfs and nothing helps.

I saw a question similar to this here , but the response isn't what i'm looking for ! because in windows the command CHKDSK doesn't work for me!

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thnks for your answer, but that didn't work –  Mools Gang Jun 26 '12 at 18:15

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You might want to try this. Be sure to boot from Live CD to check your main disk.

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testdisk ! same error –  Mools Gang Jun 26 '12 at 18:15
    
there also tool named PhotoRec which ignore filesystems. I have not tried it, but perhaps it can help. –  swift Jul 10 '12 at 16:47

OK thanks everybody i solved that !
For whom who have the same problem there a solution :

  • Make ext2 filesystem using mkfs.ext2
  • Then Run fsck
  • Format the disk under Windows

Thanks all of you !

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