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Hey everyone, I've got a problem at work where a customer's laptop was hit by a power surge. The laptop's pretty much dead but I can still sorta access the ...
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    fsck or equivilant on ntfs


    Hey everyone,

    I've got a problem at work where a customer's laptop was hit by a power surge. The laptop's pretty much dead but I can still sorta access the hard drive by using a usb to ide cable. Anyway, my problem is that I can only access some files and directories while others I can't even see, and it's formatted in ntfs. I don't know if it will work but I'd like to try to repair it. I can't use Windows because Windows doesn't see the drive when I plug it in. Thanks for any help.

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    chkdsk is equivalent to fsck, well at least the closest that Windows gets.
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    Not quite

    Thanks for the suggestion, but I actually already thought of that. As I said in my post, Windows doesn't detect the drive so I can't use any Windows tools.

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