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Hard Drive Failure

Hi My Sata seagate internal hard drive went down, it makes a clicking sound and isn't recognized by the compu....I have replaced it with a Toshiba but would like to recover the data on the seagate if it isn't to costly. any solutins? Thanks Frank

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Hello

OK, at the link below you will be directed to a tip i wrote on this exact error.

Click HERE.

Feel free to let me know if you have any further questions.

Kind regards
Andrea

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