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Hardrive not working

I was testing out a pump for watercooling but didnt turn my computer off before plugging in the pump to the 12V supply and when i did the harddrive stop spinning and i got a blue screen error and now the harddrive will not boot and isnt recognised in the bios any help in getting the harddrive to run for even just a few mins would be great thanx in advance for your replies

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  • Gerald Priest May 11, 2010

    Have you tried removing the HD and just hooking it to a 12v supply? You should be able to feel the drive spinning. If it is spinning up, try it in another working computer and see if it gets recognized. If either of these tests fail, you may need to have a professional recover any data from the drive.

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    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    did the watercooling leak ?



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Try the harddrive in an external case. If that dosent work the board on the drive is fried, and youll have to find an exact harddrive and transfer the board.

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