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Is there any way to 'repair' such a hard drive - short of paying large amounts of cash to recover my files? That revived mine for long enough to get my data off. but I agree with the above post. Add: If II do have to replace the drive myself that will be a 2.5" one won't it? http://emec16.com/hard-drive/clone-a-hard-drive-to-an-external-drive-or-maybe-a-second-pc.php

Having two hard drives fail simultaneously is very unlikely. I've had a significant amount of experience working with hardware, including low-level system tools, but none of the soldering equipment or clean room access I would need to attempt a recovery And btw i lost 1/2 of my data. But im assuming im missunderstanding you.

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your stuff could still be all on there but not reachable in it's current form. Thus we saw the new folders with the player's names and files with the current date with no extensions. Is it really toast? you will always buy a new HD.

It wouldn't be fair. If I could fix your computer in 10 minutes or less? This will be the drawback also to SSD's as recovery will most likely be impossible. great post to read I sat there rocking the drive back and forth in my hand for 2 hours until the critical data all got copied.

Brian Densmore  A clean room environment for something as small as a hard drive is actually quite easy to accomplish. Data Recovery Step #3: Attempt to Recover Lost Data After you have your computer up and running, you can attempt to recover the data off your slave drive by using data HDD's work in mysterious ways... I had learned that about 1/2 the drives failed from something in the platters/heads and the other 1/2 failed from a bad circuit card.

In this situation, you could always reach for data recovery software, but luckily there are several options available that should satisfy your data recovery needs, such as: Data Recovery Step #1: I can understand why you would want to do a lowest common denominator article and keep things simple, but in doing so, you falsely answered the question that is the title Under normal circumstances, most hard drives are like the Ever Ready Bunny, they just keep going and going and going. Everyone can help out.

Joel Hruska With what equipment and what make/model drives?  You can't just pull the platters out. http://emec16.com/hard-drive/new-hard-drive-help.php I just want to come in here and cry a bit. You may still research the question, but you're examining the problem from a different risk/reward position. It is like saying that don't pay your doctor if he/she doesn't cure your ailment.

A few have 1 year warranties, ignore those. I lost all my recent files a week ago in my regular hard drive. Unknown device. http://emec16.com/hard-drive/old-hard-drive.php Yeah that'd make sense, the cooling could free something up as it changes size.

Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Hard Drive Crash and Burn The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Finally, I have had very limited success, but it *has* worked a couple of times, by opening up the drive itself (in as clean as an environment as I could create).  He would come in to install some software and/or hardware and as soon as he had hooked the cables up and run the .exe, he would declare job done and left.

If everything else has been exhausted, you are sure the problem is mechanical, and you don't have $2000 laying around for data recovery services, it's worth one final try.

http://hm2faq.holdemmanager.com/ques...e+or+Partition that doesnt actually help as the hard drive is not working at all and we're browsing through the files/folders with data recovery software.. Five Things Every Slideshow Should Have Just like cooking up a fabulous dish, slideshows require just the right combination of ingredients to make them a savory experience instead of... Waltzin Matilda http://twitter.com/DJSnM Scott Manley I don't want to encourage it, but, yes I have managed to bring a drive back to life, just for long enough to get a few I have six different backups scheduled with FBackup, works a treat.

Plus on top of all this there is the down time that it takes to get these things done which again I personally find extremely irritating, and takes away a lot Joel Hruska Right. FrankyBoy1234 the "This is what happens when you take a drive out of a freezer -- whether you bagged it or not" is just plain wrong. get redirected here jescott418 I backup all the time and with hard drives being cheap I would never waste time trying to fix one only to have it potentially fail yet again.

Because the diode is no longer functional, the drive won't power up. Grammarist.com notes:  Preventive is the original adjective corresponding to prevent, but preventative has gained ground—now appearing about a third as often as preventive—and most dictionaries list it as an accepted variant. If you know why It failed, you can try data recovery on it, like freezing it. There have been some seagate issues recently for imacs, however.see this:http://www.apple.com/support/imac-harddrive/that said seagate has a good reputation overall in the industry........so your troubles are likely just unlucky.

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Have you asked in the Toshiba forum? They needed the data and didn't have an option but to get it repaired. In such cases, I might have agreed with you.The usefulness of jumping straight to the "incredible long shot" approach is further diluted by the nature of the data in question. Two is one and one is none, I always say. :: ej :: prints.for.sale :: twitter :: google+ :: photoblog :: flickr Reply With Quote 06-09-2011,05:21 PM #8 Autumn View Profile

But you have to figure out why the trace burned out, Examine it with a jewelers loupe and  try to determine what caused the burn. Using a rubber mallet is unlikely  to accomplish anything. I also looked at the Seagate GoFlex for Mac, but the reviews are far too 50/50 for my liking. This software effectively restore all deleted or lost data hard disk .

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DarkGlobe I know this is an old thread but it came top of Google and as a result of your post in particular, I shoved my 1TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 into