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Help with my internal HDD

By m0onmon
Aug 21, 2013
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  1. Hello, My WD 1TB was dropped 3-4 ft I run it but it spin for a bit then this prompt on my monitor.
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    Then I go to BIOS and this is what appears..

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    What should I do now? Its not detecting? Is my HDD dead? Can I recover my files? there is more important files and project, presentation there [​IMG] Please help.
     
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,242   +1,549

    I would say yes the drive is dead and if so no you can not recover your files.

    Happened to me once and it is a tough one to chew, knowing everything is gone.
     
  3. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,475   +624

    How the hell did your internal drive get dropped lol.

    Set it to Master, see what happens.
     
  4. m0onmon

    m0onmon TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    Hello, how to set master on SATA?
     
  5. m0onmon

    m0onmon TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    While im cleaning I did dropped it while holding. very tragic
     
  6. m0onmon

    m0onmon TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    Greetings I already did make it to master, still not booting up and ddnt detect the capacity on the BIOS, do u have any idea how much to recover those files?
     
  7. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,475   +624

    If it's failing in BIOS, yeah, you're pretty much out of luck. :(

    Need to take it to a data recovery specialist, where prices are above $200USD.
     
  8. Michael R. Wolf

    Michael R. Wolf TS Rookie

    Dear friend your hdd has been dead, replace it if you can:)
     
  9. m0onmon

    m0onmon TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    Very sad. Thank you guys!! Need to move on :D
     


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