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Hard drive failure

guliver99
My hard drive died. BIOS does not recognize. and when connected, you can hear "Knock, Knock, Knock..."sounds.
Is there something I can do exept paying hundreds of dollars for data recovery?
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seeprakash

What is the make of the harddisk ?
Capacity ?

Check the PCB if anything is burnt.

I will help you.

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pc21geek

Try putting your hard drive in the freezer for a few hours. Sounds crazy, but it has saved data for me before on a failing hard drive. Nothing to lose..... Good luck

Kevin

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guliver99

Samsung 80GB. Not sure I understand what you mean by "Check the PCB if anything is burnt".
I do think the head crashed. The drice is clicking when it is plugged.

Thanks