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Dropped my Maxtor 80GB HDD Portable. Recovery advice?

Hi Premium Expert futureloginn, I see you have responded, many thanks, however I can't seem to steer towards your actual response. so far. Yes... I dropped my trusty (?) Maxtor 80-MB HDD Portable, ouch!. It lights up (2 buzzes) but the PC (OS is Vista) doesn't see it. I am in Perth Western Australia. I guess I can kiss the unit goodbye, but what are my reasonably priced options for data recovery, hereabouts or through software perhaps? Any advice most welcome indeed. Still in shock, Roy - royh@iinet.net.au

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That may be depends upon the damage of your HDD if it dam more then you need a service center for data recovery because it’s a hardware issue (cost varies approx.-50 USD) Thanks 

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