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I need dropped laptop hard drive recovery” “External hard drive fell off computer desk and when plugged back in makes a beeping noise” “I had my laptop on my bed and If that's what it needs, there's no easy way around it - some serious enthusiasts try to do that sort of thing at home, but even they have limited success. Reason for this is, the drive expands when hot and contracts when cold. meriodere ukoli April 5, 2011 Facebook Twitter Pinterest Stumbleupon Whatsapp Email How can I fix my LG 250GB external hard disk? http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1961749/repair-external-hard-drive-dropped.html

Dropped Hard Drive Not Recognized

anyhow, back to serious I don't recommend running any command like chkdsk yet! An anti-static bag is a plastic bag that is anti-static. It is invaluable.

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Dropped External Hard Drive Not Recognized

Good luck. It fell from table one day and now when I diagnose it shows hard-disk error 2000-0142. Dropped Hard Drive Not Recognized Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. External Hard Drive Fell And Won't Work Luckily there is lots out there.

Maybe you might be lucky and the same might apply to you. have a peek at these guys It can recognize it under my drivers but nothing else. While I was sleeping the laptop slide down and fell off the floor and hit the Hard Drive. Best answer christinebcwSep 9, 2014, 1:13 PM There's a good chance that the hard-drive isn't damaged, but just the external case's power-boards or connections are damaged. I Dropped My External Hard Drive And Now It Doesn't Work

Try running command console and put this into command window " CHKDSK c: /R /F ". Yes and no, i tested it with more than 3 computer but not with another USB cord. Does the drive spin up when you connect it to your computer? check over here If the render head is trying to locate the data that it is searching for on the platters and it cannot find it, the arm will move back and forth across

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Reply 0 toxi Guest Mar 25, 2011, 4:59pm You said you dropped the drive?

Get the answer Mr JKJan 3, 2014, 5:29 PM MrJohnnyLy said: have you tried connecting the external hard drive to a different computer/laptop and used a different USB cord? Contact the Manufacturer If the hard drive is dropped and it isn’t working, there’s probably not much that the manufacturer can do to help you at this point. I can't risk the files getting viruses I really need these.I use laptop btw rhysiamSep 9, 2014, 11:43 AM Well, the desktop is the best way if you want to try Dropped External Hard Drive Not Showing Up now it cant be recognized anymore… the l8ght is just blonking..

Please read this link:http://www.datarecoverygroup.com/articles/i-dropped-my-hard-drive-what-do-i-do (I am not encouraging you to use, or promoting "Data Recovery Group"..they do however sum up your scenario well) The motherboard will have nothing to do with It's a single trick pony that you get to run once, maybe twice if you're really lucky. But, if the read/write head hit the platters not too much, it might just be stuck and a little jigging might help getting it loose. this content i do not recommend this on sensitive data or data you you cannot afford to lose.

Best answer popatimJan 3, 2014, 11:53 PM I don't mean to be cruel but the first time you dropped it you said to yourself "I hope its not broken; I have In the picture below you can see the heads stuck, and bent on the parking ramp. A symptom that the liquid bearing is damaged would be the hard drive still spins up but makes a high pitched screeching or whirling sound. I'm an Engineer and work in data recovery and see this more times than you think.

Saurav December 25, 2011 at 8:54 pm anirudh try from the command prompt it will surely work.. While the guide shows Windows screenshots it's essentially the same for Mac. please help.

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