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Wd600 hdd stopped working

Hi,
I heard clicking sound from my PC, and shutdown immediately. It was coming from the WD600 hdd used as slave drive. While allowing PC to boot up, this drive was not detected (but it was clicking for a few minutes, and stopped), and it does not show up in the explorer.
Any chance of getting it up again to copy its contents to another drive.

Thanks for your help
Jeevan

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  • jeevanv Dec 22, 2008

    Hi,



    Thanks for your suggestions. I will try.

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Problem is, the clicking nosie you here was the ball-barnings in the drive.

You can get the informat out of the drive but you will pay alot of money to do so, they have equipment to take apart the drive and recover the information. First try to restart in Safe Mode and see if you can access the drive.

To do this, restart the computer, just as it starts hold down the "F8" key and a menu will come up. Select "Safe Mode". After loading into Windows, check and see if it is there in the explorer.

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There is not much that can be do about that and it is only a matter of time till it doesnt work at all

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