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How to recover data from a bad HDD

If a hard drive clicks and the information starts to move through them very slowly when it opens is stored, you need to store data as soon as possible. It's just a matter of time before the hard disk stops working completely. You can try everything from the freezer to remove the device, because the drives read better in colder temperatures.


1. Place the hard disk in a zip lock bag and freeze the zipper to close.


2. The bag containing the hard drive in the freezer. Cool in the freezer for several hours.


3. Remove the bag from the freezer. Remove the hard disk of the bag.


4. Connect the hard drive of your computer, connect the two pin connectors in the slots of the rear disc.


5. Click on the blue circle in the lower left corner of the screen. Click My Computer. Double-click the hard drive appears.


6. Click and drag the files from your hard disk to another disk or desktop.

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