Is your computer asking you if you want to format your hard drive? I hope you didn't. Although most of the time it can be the level 2 recovery sometimes it can fall into the level 3 recovery. First we check the logic board and firmware for anomalies before searching for a solution internally. Often times we find it to be a simple adjustment.
What can cause this.
1. Partition table problem (Level 2)
2. Firmware issues (Level 2)
3. Read Write Head Issues (Level 3)
This is a common problem encountered by our customers. In over a dozen years we have worked on hundreds of these situations. Send us your drive and let us help you get your data back now.