HELP! Both Raid Drives "not readable"

Started Apr 2, 2013 | Discussions thread
Joe Tam
Contributing MemberPosts: 512Gear list
Like?
Re: Big Fan of DiskWarrior.....
In reply to BeachnCruz, Apr 3, 2013

Thanks to everyone who replied.  I'm still confused about what circumstances are best for DW or Data Rescue 3.  I was in a panic so not the facts are to the best of my knowledge:

Hitachi Deskstar 7200rpm 2 TB (HGST 2TB Deskstar 3.5" SATA II Internal Desktop Hard Drive)

Newertech Guardian Maxiumus Raid 1

-- hide signature --

I think I ran DR3 and not sure it recognized the drive.

Then I purchased DW, ran it, and it did not recognize/see the drive.

Ran Stellar Phoenix Mac Recovery but it didn't even see the drive.

Then Ran DR3 and somehow the quick search mode found the drive as "External USB 2"

and has now recovered 1.3 TB of 1.9 TB onto a brand new spare Deskstar 2TB.

My question is:  when is DW useful?  I read an apple forum discussion about disk "not readable

by this computer" and they absolutely recommended DW as a solution to the same problem.

Thank god for DR3.  I feel I wasted my $108 on DW.

How is it useful if it doesn't even see the drive?

 Joe Tam's gear list:Joe Tam's gear list
Nikon D4 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Nikon D4s Panasonic Lumix G Vario 100-300mm F4-5.6 OIS +17 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow