Before you start going through HD cradles in frenzy or just give up thinking "doh! All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices Advertisement Science Blogs Go to Select Blog... Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/1135206 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? You just used it for a succesful back-up last month and stored it again in its quiet sleeping drawer! http://directcomputerrepair.com/hard-drive/how-to-install-a-second-hard-drive.html
Zakk, Oct 14, 2014 #3 Frozwire Joined: Jun 20, 2014 Messages: 57 If the drive is not detected in your PC's BIOS then the drive probably has failed. Myself and the IT guy at work have never had it take more than 4 days and it has worked in better than half of the times we have used it. But manufacturers like John Deere and Apple don’t like that idea. Any bare metal point not shining in the light as it should? http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/334762-how-do-i-recover-data-non-responsive-hard-drive.html
Loading... I've gotten it to work myself twice and failed 3 times. I take it there was nothing on the drive worth the cost of a data recovery service. #2 Greg Laden October 20, 2009 Treppenwitz: Are you suggesting that my messing with solved my toshiba 1TB external harddrive suddenly stopped working.
The Fair Repair Act, or LB 67, is simple. If that is the case, then you'll want to buy a SATA to USB adapter. Sometimes trying more times will get that one good enough read that lets the data be moved to a good area of the disk. Related (32) More » Comments #1 Treppenwitz October 20, 2009 I've heard of positive results too.
I did stand in line at the The Geek Squad counter at Best Buy for 10 minutes. External Hard Drive Unresponsive D_Know_WDOct 21, 2014, 2:25 PM Any USB 3/2 cable will do the job. In addition to my (backed-up) data, the HDD also has the Windows OS files, and, in a separate partition, the OEM's Recovery programs. http://www.brighthub.com/computing/hardware/articles/36889.aspx If you're unsure how you would do this, then I wouldn't suggest trying it.
The Fair Repair Act guarantees our right to repair digital equipment like computers, refrigerators, cell phones and tractors. yodason45Oct 21, 2014, 7:23 AM Hi,I'm having troubles getting my External Western Digital 1TB Hard-drive to read on my home PC.It takes forever to read, and when it finally does, auto-play As Treppenwitz says, it really depends on what the cause is. We have a chance to protect local repair jobs—the corner mom-and-pop repair shops that keep getting squeezed out by manufacturers.
Happy iFixing, mates! :-) Add a comment Add a comment Add Comment 1024 Almost done! But we need your help. Data Recovery From Unresponsive Hard Drive ACS Data Recovery 893,636 views 18:28 Hard Drive Not Recognized? How To Fix An External Hard Drive The only way I could get it to work was to replace the PCB which I happens to have.
HB 2122, or the Fair Repair Act, guarantees our right to repair digital equipment like computers, refrigerators, cell phones and tractors. this content Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? I hope the luck goddess smiles to you and this ultra low tech repair saves the day for you too! You switched it off and then turned on your PC to check whether it is working fine and to backup the files you have worked upon.
To understand how data recovery works and its limitations read An Introduction to Data Recovery by Matt Casperson. Take Action Bright Hub Home Business Computing Education Mobile Science Electronics MoreSign In Join Environment Multimedia Internet Finances Leave a comment Home > Computing > Computer Hardware > Data Storage and This software automatically scans your failed hard drive to find and extract maximum number of files in very short time. weblink Smith•edited by: Lamar Stonecypher•updated: 5/12/2011There are many reasons why a hard drive might "die".
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Thanks for your suggestions! Loading... Once you have the adapter, use it to plug your hard drive into a USB port on your PC. Cheers,D_Know_WD yodason45Oct 21, 2014, 1:43 PM Will any company's USB cable do?
I eventually took delivery of a replacement motherboard (MSI B75MA-P45), read the instructions(!) fitted it and made all the correct connections. Sign in 5 Loading... There used to be a page at Hitachi which had noises for different failure types, but looks like the wayback machine needs to be used. check over here Worked like a charm on about a dozen computers in a row, so I would say under certain circumstances it can be an effective solution. #13 sinned34 October 20, 2009 My
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Edited by Mr_Ymmit, 13 March 2014 - 09:37 PM. Yes, hard drive failures can sneak you up especially if you ignore its early symptoms and warning signs.