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MAXTOR 4D040H2 HARD DRIVE PROBLEM

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I have a Packard Bell imedia 5109 pc. Unfortunately, when I start up the computer it constantly reboots over and over again. It will finally work maybe after about 12 or so times rebooting. Do you think I may need to replace the hard drive.

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Cathy

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  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    recover all your important files first... hard to say at the moment if it's the hard drive or the operating system but back up the files you want to keep first



    Robert

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- Do you hear any beep sound when you plug in the USB drive into the laptop? - You can also try a different USB cable - Try connecting the hard drive to a different computer and see if it works All those steps will help you determine where the issue is. Please revert back with any other observations. Good Luck

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Go to the following website and download the FREE TestDisk program.
http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/Main_Page

Make sure you read through the documentation for using the software. This is a powerful Data Recovery tool so proceed with caution. It can fix lost partitions, deleted partitions and many other issues.

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If you did in fact change the partioning structure then the only recourse is to send the drive to a data recovery center. If the drive is running they should be able to recover the data.

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I had this problem and found that by holding down the shift key whilst re-connecting the drive solved it.......not permanently but it has worked on several occassions

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