I want to ask a question on Stack Overflow, but when I post the question I get this error in a red box:

This question body does not meet our quality standards. Please make sure that it completely describes your problem - including what you have already tried - and is written using proper grammar.

My question body:

When i merging 2 drives in win7, at the middle of merging my computer turned off (power unplugged).
Now i have the made drive. and i can see all folders and files of two drives when i using Explorer but i can't opening any file of this drive!
can you help me to recover files contents? can i repair filesystem or reformat drive without lost files?

Why does this not meet your quality standards, and what can I do to address this?

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    Besides the language problems, that particular question is off-topic for Stack Overflow. So you should not ask it there. – Bart Jun 17 '13 at 8:35
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    In English, sentences start with a capital letter, and the personal pronoun I is capitalized as well. – Felix Jun 17 '13 at 8:36
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    Have a look at the changes we made to this question to see what we mean. – Bart Jun 17 '13 at 8:40
  • Thanks! I think that problem is solved! – mrash Jun 17 '13 at 8:49
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    You should have paid attention to the first comment, your question is going to be closed as it is off-topic on SO. – Mad Scientist Jun 17 '13 at 8:59
  • Spelling and grammar both matter. The string "i" is not a word in the English language. – user164207 Jun 17 '13 at 14:13

Firstly, your question matter appears more appropriate for Super User rather than Stack Overflow. Please have a quick read of each sites topic list (located here for Super User and here for Stack Overflow) so that in future you can post to the right site and avoid having your question closed as off-topic.

As for the quality issues, you should take a look at this Meta FAQ post. This hints that in order to avoid being stopped as low quality, a question must have:

  • a clear title
  • a reasonable explanation of what your question is, sharing your research on the matter
  • correct use of English and actual sentences
  • proper spelling, grammar, capitalization, and punctuation

You definitely need to make some changes to point four, as mentioned in comments "I" needs to be capitalised in English. It might also help to put the first part of your question fully in the past tense - "I merged/opened" rather than "I merging/opening".

You didn't post your question title here but make sure that it succinctly but accurately describes your problem, and perhaps make more of an effort to tell the community what you have tried already.

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    Just as a note: Data Recovery questions on Super User normally end with two answers: 1. You can accept to lose data? Use testdisk; 2. You need the data badly? Give it to a data recovery company. – Time Traveling Bobby Jun 17 '13 at 9:05

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