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Other drives, like mine, incorporate the ROM into the controller. live it! It's just a stupid thing for him to say. Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? this content

I have a Intel 40gb SSD that runs my operating system, and a 120GB M4 that runs my games. Could be a grounding issue, could be a bad unit could be elves. Then I quickly connect the drive to a simple Windows XP computer. http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1223563048 Angel Ham I did the freezer trick a long, long time ago. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-1975448/psu-frying-hard-drives.html

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I've been using it for awhile and it has been fantastic as a simple data storage solution with some element of protection.  It's not a replacement for offsite backups, but goes I've never heard or heard of a Hard Drive make any beeping noise from malfunction - I was never aware they have any speaker assembly of any kind. So it's not just Hitachi Sep 1, 2007 12:20 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Andrew Bristow, Andrew Bristow Sep 1, 2007 5:35 AM in response to

So, if you're going to knock a technique, it pays to have experience with it first, otherwise you come off looking pretty dumb. Working... I've also gotten drives spinning again by simply quickly attaching and unattaching the power, or connecting it to a slightly more powerful source. Tvs Diode Do you have power issues in your area/home?

This is of course the cheap (freezer) solution. Can Motherboard Damage Hard Drive It has nothing to do with the PC. In general, all external drives are basically internal drives placed in “bridging” enclosures that allow the internet drive interface—whether that be PATA/IDE, SATA or even SCSI—to bridge to a more commonly

If that is not possible, I believe they can mount your platters on their clean room spindles and adjust heads to read your data.

Hard drives have moving parts and they dont live forever. If so, just go into the BIOS and watch it for awhile to see if they're going out of range frequently. You are talking about actual recovery attempts - actual works! As to hitting a drive with a hammer, I have also had (partial) success doing that to a drive that clearly had suffered a head crash.

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Factors like vibration, heat, and magnetic interference could cause all sorts of wonky operation that leads to permanent damage to the working parts. https://forums.penny-arcade.com/discussion/135146/what-the-fuck-is-killing-my-hard-drives After reconnecting it to the computer it took a while and it still made those clanking noises BUT after resetting the machine for at least three times the drive miraculously came How To Fix A Fried Hard Drive Building something to re-align the platters would cost more than having a pro do it. Pcb Solutions that said If one of the drives that died was an SSD, I would think the issue has to be the power supply, wouldn't it?

After all, a replacement PCB from a specialist like www.hdd-parts.com will set you back around £25 delivered to your door, so it's a relatively inexpensive way of fixing your drive.If you news Kurt Tappe I can explain historically where the freezer and hammer suggestions originated. The burned contact is at the far lower right of the groupAnd nothing had changed. I mean, yes, HDs will fail but not after barely a few months use! Hard Drive Pcb

I have been a PC user for years and thought I would give it a try. All Rights Reserved. MrLimo hahahahaha!  This is really funny.  It is NEVER ok to open the cover of a hard drive.  and use a pencil eraser?  really?  that just cracks me up.  Good one. http://webadapt.org/hard-drive/2-harddrives-mmmm.php SkyGheNe on January 20110 chupamiubre Registered User regular January 2011 edited January 2011 1.

If you need a new cable, have a look on the manufacturer's website for spares and all that guff - or even go second hand from a reliable place. chupamiubre on January 2011 I have a tiny penis I just need to get my dicks in a row i work for dicks #paforums_pax, all about the dicks.0 L Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

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Sign in to report inappropriate content. This software effectively restore all deleted or lost data hard disk . I want to try them both internally on a different computer but I don't know if this has the potential to fry other components in that different computer. Old Ben Putting a drive in the freezer and then removing it and waiting for it to go back to room temperature is kind of pointless (in fact, worse than pointless,

I have another computer I can test them on and check these things but I wanted to get the OK from the pro's here to see if it would be safe it was not recognized either. It would not copy data unless it was under physical stress. http://webadapt.org/hard-drive/2-harddrives-show-the-same-location.php greatestunknown 1,332,090 views 8:36 One reason to never take your hard drive apart - Duration: 4:22.

florinated Really good article, Thank you.  It is nice to see that you attempted to fix your own HDD in this throw away culture we live in.  You addressed some real I live in the Newnan/Peachtree City area and have what I think is a stuck head on a WD Scorpio Blue laptop drive. England and Wales company registration number 2008885. If so, just go into the BIOS and watch it for awhile to see if they're going out of range frequently.

The attempt to fix it by restoring the trace was even closer. apple wouldn't do anything about it though since both were third party hard drives i bought brand new from seagate... Again, using the doctor analogy I used before, a doctor’s fee is easily over four-figure! You should understand that you probably will destroy the drive in the process, but a large portion of the time you'll get some or all data out of it in the

permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]DoubleHelios 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(1 child)Because if you're not paying the power bill you might as well save a few bucks permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]Jakomako 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(0 children)Even 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 Hide Question All replies Helpful answers Page 1 Next by frustrated81, frustrated81 Aug 31, 2007 5:52 PM in response to chlorals Level 1 (0 points) Aug 31, 2007 5:52 PM in Mau worked for me too!