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Simpletech External Hard Drive 500GB

My external hard drive crashed and I can't start it.
can I retreive the data off of it

also I have a HP Palillion computer and the fan don't start so the computer will not boot
can I pull the data of of that one also?

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    I want my computer to start up faster like when it was new, but I don't want to lose all my data by cleaning the whole drive and reinstalling everything. What can I do?

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As far as your computer. You should be able to get the data off it. Assuming the hard drive is okay. But as far as your external.. I'm not sure . Depends on what you mean crashed. Even if, lets say, you can't use it b/c it keeps crashing in windows. Doesn't mean that you couldn't get stuff off it. So you should be able to get your data off. "should". After that you should run checkdisk /f and have it scan those drives. If they have bad sectors it will mark them and tell the computer not to put data there. Then they should be okay to use.

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