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My hard drive is not readerable

My PC can not find the hard drive

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  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2009

    can't open my hard drive

  • Stuart Doss
    Stuart Doss May 11, 2010

    Have you removed the harddrive and plugged it into power only to see if it you can feel/hear it spinning? If it spins plug the data cable back in and make sure it is fully seated in the mother board and the back of the HDD. Is it IDE or SATA? Internal, right?

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Hi there,

If you have access to another system, download SeaTools for DOS from the Seagate website:
http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/downloads/seatools

This program makes a bootable DOS disk that will check ALL sectors on your drive. If needed, it will give you the option to fix, including boot sectors.

Also, if you can, download the most current Chipset drivers for your system, these include the EIDE and SATA controllers, just in case.

Hope these ideas work

Tim

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

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