Yes, but no success yet.
Norm Radder wrote:. . . Have you tried mounting it . . .?
Knute Snortum wrote:Personally, if I bought a cheap HDD from someone I don't know, and it said not to format the drive, I would be worried that it contains some kind of malware.
It opened with Windows 7, and Kaspersky didn't say anything about malware. Can't open it on Linux didn't therefore run badblks[/edit], so maybe I shall give it to somebody who uses Windows® and tell them to screen it for malware and not use it for anything critical.
One of those things you put down to experi‑ence.