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Old 01-02-2007, 05:05 AM   #1
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hi my hard drive has stopped working basicly the heads are clicking from side to side and not reading is there any way i can retrieve the data without realy expensive data recovery specialists?
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Old 01-02-2007, 05:45 AM   #2
 
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Basically you have a click of death. Something you may try, that has worked for me once, is place the drive in a ziplock back and put it in the freezer for a couple of hours. Pull it out and immediatly connect the drive and transfer your data. This is not a sure method but may work.
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thanx ill give that a try and get back
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