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Hard Drive Beeps and won't mountUp

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Hard Drive Beeps and won't mountUp

airush
Hi to all,
I really need the files from the HDD drive any support will be much appreciated..

Okay I have a Samsung 250G Sata that is only responding to me by beeps every few seconds.

1st. Yes it?s the hard dive beeping. And starts beeping when power is connected. And won?t mount
2st. No post beeps, No bios screen.
3rd. Tried different ports. no luck
4th. Tried other HDD, all okay computer stable.
5th. Tried plugging in HDD after XP has loaded and yet again just beeps and spins. Nothing..! HDD less than a one year old.
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maxwell edison
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I'm guessing that you're talking about the Samsung S2 HXMU025DA 250 GB Portable Hard Drive. If so, the fact that this is a premanufactured external drive is very relevant.

Is this the first time you've ever used this drive? You don't indicate whether or not you've ever successfully used this drive before. If you have used this drive before, was it connected to the computer you mentioned in your original question, or was it conected to a different computer? That information is also quite relevant.

Nonetheless, I believe one of two things might be happening.

1. The drive has failed, in which case you might get Samsung to replace it at no cost to you, but retrieving data is not covered by a warranty, while a retrieval service would be quite expensive and not guaranteed to work.

2. The drive, since it has no external power source and gets all its power through the USB connector, simply isn't getting enough power through that particular USB port to work. If this is the case, try plugging that drive into a different computer.

Some friendly advice: People around here try to be helpful. If they don't understand your problem, perhaps you should consider practicing a bit of patience and expanding on your question. For example, not once did you mention that this is a premanufactured external drive. You also owe those people an apology.

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C F USA
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getting an apology from this guy, and good luck him getting help especially after he posted this ....
http://techrepublic.com.com/5208-6230-0.html?forumID=102&threadID=309857

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C F USA
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Oops...

:)

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semphys
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Is the HDD under warranty ?
The beeps are from the PC speaker, it's an error code. Can you setup the troublesome Samsung 250G Sata drive as a slave on Primary IDE channel so you can access in once it has booted ?
If the error beeps continue after turning off the PC, carefully install the Slave drive jumpers on the HDD, and connecting the Power, Ribbon data cable (red line is pin one (1)), then I'd say you have a dead Drive. I must stress to not work with the Hardware components when the PC is turned on.