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Discussion in 'Storage' started by Kweku, Jan 5, 2009.

  1. Kweku

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    My harddrive died well i assume it did, when i swich it on it keeps making some knocking sounds. Anyway, is there a way i could get my data of the harddrive? I realy need to get some important files from there.
     
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    You may be able to slave the drive on a working PC and then may be able to get some of your files.
     
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    i did try that but the drive seems dead, even on the bios i can't detect it.
     
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    Well the clicking sound means it will not help to change the pcb board ...there is a california company that garantees file recovery but it cost like $2000+ and only charge if they recover files....you could try the frezzer trick but I doubt it will work.
     
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    What freezer trick?
     
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    i tryd that last night and it never worked.
     
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    It is one thing to have (mechanical problem) that nocking sound you are hearing and another thing not to be detected in the BIOS (PCB eletrical problem).
    You have them both I don`t think that there is chance of recovering any data. Your HDD cant be any deader.
     
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    it shows in BIOS but it don't boot, even as slave.
     

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