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My Arc Disk 20 is suddenly no longer recognized by my computer and is making a clicking noise. I assume that it is failing but the light is still on. How can I recover info from that drive!

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Clicking noise means hard drive physical damage. When that happens the data inside hard drive is lost.

If data is very important it can be sent to a recovery facility with a clean room 100, that is a special room where hard disk can be opened. The repair is over $600, and does not guarantee success.

Unless the data inside is really important, data inside hard disk (when clicking) is considered beyond recovery.

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