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Logical volume descripter bad?

Logical volume descripter bad?

Logical volume descripter bad?

(OP)
Hi All.

This usually only happens with cdrw's, cdr's are fine.
I receive a "disk is severely damaged" screen when performing a scandisk from my Iomega zip650 4X4X6 usb drive.
"Logical volume descripter is missing"?  The drive will pull up the disk but shows it as empty, which it shouldn't be.  I checked the "show all files" within folder options and no files showed up on my disk.

Is there any way this disk could be repaired?
It's hard to get input from Iomega that would help out.
If anyone would know what the above means, that would be great.  Thanks for your time.

RJ
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RE: Logical volume descripter bad?

It looks to me that it is telling you the disc's TOC is corrupted (or something VERY similar) which basically gives the CD drive information it needs to read the whole CD, including file names, locations etc etc.

If I am right and it is indeed this section which has been damaged (or corrupted), you may still be able to get the data back, as the actual data pattern may still be there - but your CD Drive has no way of knowing which section to start reading from.

I would try the CD in another CD-RW (note CD-RW discs only work in CD-RW drives, even CD-R drives cannot read RW discs)
an if it still shows as corrupted, contact a data-recovery company. I don't know any, but the internet does.

If it works in another drive, consider the possibility your hardware has problems, I know I'm probably asking a silliy question, but is your drive a RW?

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RE: Logical volume descripter bad?

(OP)
Hi again.

Yes the Drive is an external usb Iomega zip650 cd writer.
I don't know why this only happens with cdrw's

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