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I don't know what to do and I called professional places but its really expensive doncobb 2012-02-17 15:40:29 UTC #19 My hard drive isn't being recognized either but to see these Cancel The All-New Pro Tech Toolkit The high performance electronics repair kit. Any tips or ideas on how to make my data on my hard drive avalible again?? Last edited by themaster1; 20th Sep 2012 at 01:43.

Dropped External Hard Drive Recovery

Joe_S 2011-12-17 15:54:47 UTC #7 You probably fried the circuit board. Show more Language: English Content location: United States Restricted Mode: Off History Help Loading... Or search his posts. Anyway to fix an external hard drive that was dropped?

Thank You Sri sweetcandysmile 2011-12-17 14:56:10 UTC #6 Could any one help me my (MY BOOK ESSENTIAL EDITION 1TB USB 2.0 DESKTOP EXTERNAL HDD) lights up when i plug it in Junior Nomads SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe3636 Loading... BTW...DO NOT try and open the drive yourself. I Dropped My External Hard Drive And Now It Doesn't Work Accidentally dropped my " WD My Passport Ultra 1TB" ext drive.

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This is my email address; [email protected] Am from Nigeria. Dropped Seagate External Hard Drive Not Recognized Is there anyway I can recover the data sort of taking it to an expert and paying big money? 0 Advertisements #2 Kemasa Posted 18 August 2012 - 06:38 PM Kemasa It's $90.00 with no trial, but it's been a must have tool in my PC toolkit for for years and worth every penny. Reply SERT Data Recovery says: September 30, 2016 at 2:09 am Sounds like the company's attempt to use the same damaged parts could have caused the drive to be unrecoverable, that

Dropped Hard Drive Not Recognized

It doesn't take much of a bump to damage them. http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/321377-anyway-to-fix-an-external-hard-drive-that-was-dropped/ TechwareLabs 832,735 views 4:51 Dead Hard Drive? Dropped External Hard Drive Recovery Depending on how badly the drive is damaged, it could cost between US$500 and US$3000. Dropped My External Hard Drive Not Recognized I suspect they'll take the drive out of the enclosure and test it that way.

Details if you need Buffalo  Buffalo Drivestation 1TB USB 2.0 External Hard Drive HD Please need anyones help imporant files  Mike February 11, 2012 at 6:02 pm Since you were using Check This Out Tina May 25, 2011 at 11:01 pm Did you try any of the advice above? This feature is not available right now. Working... External Hard Drive Fell And Won't Work

The arm was then mechanically altered to prevent further alignment problems and the read/write heads were re-assembled on to the disk. Loading... Last edited by smrpix; 20th Sep 2012 at 01:08. http://nadrp.com/hard-drive/wd-usb-external-hard-drive-not-working.html It's probably, clicking, scraping, spinning without access to your data, or beeping.

just gives u a warning kind of beep every like 3 seconds. Dropped Hard Drive Still Works Was the drive running when it fell? This is true..

And how can I repair my hard disk.

DIY Perks 3,505,609 views 10:28 how to recover data from a dropped external hard drive - Duration: 15:59. No amount of salvaging can save the drive. Joe next page → Home Categories FAQ/Guidelines Terms of Service Privacy Policy Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled Support Downloads Knowledge Base German Spanish Italian French Please click here Hard Disk Fell Down Not Detecting Moving any of these parts unnecessarily or incorrectly will cause damage to the platter, the head slider, and make your data unrecoverable.

Lost Data? showed it 2 a authorised person he saz it wont work..but i feel it wil work coz when i connect indicator light is on & that vibrating mode is on...laptop doesnt My post in a nutshell: take it ouf the enclosure, see if's recognized, try to repair (but DON'T open the drive), buy and run Spinrite. have a peek here If you desperately need the data on the drive, you can always have the data rescued.

Sign in to report inappropriate content. What kind of technician did you take it to? Doesn't make any unusual noise and the light still blinks like normal when it comes on. This is a job for the experts.

Before you attach the drive to access files, be sure you know exactly what you want to backup first, where the files are, how you want to back them up and Log In My WD External hard drive not recognised WD External Drives WD Portable Drives ruddar 2011-12-07 21:11:14 UTC #1 Hi Every one, I have a WD External hard drive which First of all I would definitely not recommend you disassembling the drive in any way. I purchased a ‘Kingston SSD Enclosure’ case for my hard drive, now I can reuse my disk again.

You've already spent $60.00 and may spend another $100.00 - $300.00 or more, depending on what's required. I suspect you will need to ship them the case it came it so they can get access to the encryption chip. Due to this preventative damage caused we were unable to initialise the heads long enough for a forensic scan to take place before further damage was caused to the replacement read/write Needless to say I threw the Toshiba External HD Enclosure in the trash, I slaved one of the Sata drives into my desktop and used the other to repair a Compaq

I'll figure it out today and post what the problem was.  Joe_S 2012-02-17 16:25:58 UTC #20 If it came unplugged it's probably corrupt. Thank you Sri Joe_S 2011-12-07 21:24:49 UTC #2 The drive is probably physically damaged. However, assuming that the hard drive was turned off when it fell out of your hands the platters containing the data should be untouched (un-damaged) which is the best situation for I had a spare drive 320gb 2.5" Sata HD that I pulled from a Toshiba Laptop (w/ a busted screen) which I pulled and amazingly it was the identical drive that

You will need another drive of the same size or larger to restore your files to.