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500gb hard disk - ticking sound - is data gone?

Hi, I have a maxtor personal storage device 3200 and until recently it was working fine, I have it c 16 months, When I plug in, i get power and then a weird noise, like ticking. I have contacted a data recovery place and they are charging €1400 to get the data. Is that the only solution. Someone suggested I can plug in software that enables you do see the data and without opening the disk. What is the best solution and thats cost effective.
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  • mikkel_i Mar 02, 2009

    Exactly same problem down to every detail. Same ticking sound, same question, is my data gone?

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Ok,Download software for recover your data from Memory Card, Phone, HDD or any other Storage Device ----
Download from the following link ------

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