The other day I copied about 230GB of data from one external HDD to my new external HDD. I woke up, ensured that everything was working properly, and shut down the computer. Today I decided to use the new external HDD, and now neither Windows nor Ubuntu will recognize it.
This new external hard drive is less than a week old, but I can't do anything with it. Ubuntu sees it on Gparted, but it will not do anything. It says
partition table unrecognized and my drive is supposed to be 3TB, while Gparted thinks it 13.75TB.
The data has already been deleted from the original source. Now this external HDD has the only undeleted copy of all 230GB of the original data. When I tried to recreate the partition table, it gave me an error pertaining to read and write. The new HDD's format table has been corrupted.
So now I want to recover the original data that I deleted from my old external hard drive, which is still working properly. Any advice would be appreciated.