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Mar 15, 2009

harddisk by hanfhase at 7:40 PM (578 Views / 0 Likes) 3 replies

  1. hanfhase
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    Newcomer hanfhase Advanced Member

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    the harddisk i have .....died . a friend of me put it on the table and i stepped on the cable and it fall.
    but now when i put it in the computer it starts up and hear that the disk make sound , and also the
    sound of the usb when it got connected , but i do not see it in the computer sektion. [​IMG]
    what can i do


    ps i don't have garanty
     
  2. da_head

    Member da_head A dying dream..

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    uh...if its damaged physically, there isn't much u can do..
    how bout u post pictures so we can see the extent of the damage?
     
  3. hanfhase
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    Newcomer hanfhase Advanced Member

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    there is no visibile damage it runs normally and connect but you can't see it my computer section
     
  4. Scorpei

    Member Scorpei GBAtemp Maniac

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    harddisc + falling = dead disc
    Usually anyway. If you can try connecting it to a PC directly, but it probably had a headcrash and is dead beyond repair.

    A dead give-away would be a tikking sound from the drive. A second possible giveaway is the system saying the device is an error / unknown. Not getting anything aside from USB recognition + your story really says to me dead drive. The casing/housing is probably okay though so you can still use that to house a new drive (get the same kind of drive though, IDE/SATA & 2.5/3.5/*" [​IMG]).

    p.s. You might want to see about that warrenty, sometimes manufacturers give out quite extensive warrenties themselves (though not so much against fall damage, it's worth a shot though). Check out the website of the manufacturer (of the disc inside).
     

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