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How to fix Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check problem on external hard drive

2017-03-22 13:53:38 Posted by Abby Haines to Partition Manager

Summary:
Cannot not open external hard drive or SD card because of 'Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check' issue? This page tells you how to fix the problem and recover your data in Windows 10/8/7. Just try the tutorials to regain access to your device and data.

Sometimes, when you plug in your external hard drive, SD card or some other USB devices to PC and try to open it to view or copy your data on the device, you may get the message 'Location is not accessible. Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check'. And also you might also be asked to format the disk because the external hard drive has become RAW. Compared with external hard drive with other brands, this issue seems to be much more severe on Seagate external hard drive and Westerm digital external hard drive.

How to fix 'Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check' error in Windows 10/8/7

While being prevent from accessing your external hard drive and data, you must want to figure out how to fix the 'Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check' problem to retrieve your files. As we know, at most times, the issue is caused by a number of small errors or file corruptions on hard disk. So, to fix it, you just need to repair hard drive using EaseUS partition software. Coming with disk check feature, the program can help you check hard drive for errors and repair the disk for reuse. 

Check hard drive for errors to fix 'Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check' problem

1. Connect the external hard drive, SD card or other USB devices to PC, launch EaseUS partition tool, right-click the device and choose "Check partition" option.

Check hard drive for errors to fix Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check problem - choose Check partition option

2. Choose the way that you want to use to check disk: Check Partition PropertiesCall Windows Chkdsk to fix errors, Surface Test.
Click OK.

Check hard drive for errors to fix Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check problem - choose disk check mode

3. Let the program automatically check and repair hard disk errors. When it finished, click OK to end the process.

Check hard drive for errors to fix Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check problem

Recover files from RAW external hard drive shows 'Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check' error

And if the 'Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check' problem occurs because the external hard drive has become RAW, you can run EaseUS disk data recovery which works well in RAW drive recovery to retrieve your data first and then format the disk to repair it for reuse. 

1. Connect the external hard drive, SD card or other USB devices to PC, download and launch EaseUS disk data recovery, select the device and click "Scan" button.
2. The software will soon start a quick scan to find the lost & existing data on the disk. After it completed, a deep scan will automatically launch in order to find more files.
3. After the scan, preview and choose the files you want to recover. Finally, click "Recover" button to export and save them on another external memory device.

Recover files from RAW external hard drive shows Data Error Cyclic Redundancy Check error