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SATA HDD has gone man down! Do you have the answer?!

by Nakimatt / August 11, 2010 9:33 PM PDT

Hey,

My friends may call me a Geek (cos I am really). But it is time to call in the big guns cos this geek can't rectify my 'situation' without some help or some $$ or

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Time to call in the professionals.
by Kees Bakker / August 11, 2010 9:42 PM PDT

That won't be cheap, however. We generally recommend www.drivesavers.com.

Kees

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Too late...
by Willy / August 11, 2010 9:55 PM PDT

Unless you have super critical data on the HD, consider this a lost cause for the end user. The "clicking noise" is a sure sign the HD is faulty in a h/w way or plain broken. As already posted to you, call the pros if you need that data. Otherwise, find another HD and reload and start over again. You could have lessen the impact of losing the data if you "back-up", I hope its a lesson learned once. Last, don't buy a Maxtor HD, enuf said.

tada -----Willy Happy

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Sad but last chances.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 12, 2010 12:55 AM PDT

At the top of the forum the usual DIY titles are noted. Try the demo of GETDATABACK just for that last change then we are looking at http://www.drivesavers.com

You saw you tried other SATA ports but try another SATA power plug too.

Bob

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