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HELP! retrieving files from corrupted drive

I have a Hitachi external hard drives and it doesn't read anymore from my PC. Everytime I plug it to the USB slot, all i hear is a tiktak from the drive. I have a 100 gb files on that drive and thinking how to retrieve that files. I go to a computer shop and they trid thier best and told me my hard disk is corrupted. Is there any other way to retrieve the file on that drive? Thanks in advance! :)

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  • francis minoza Apr 24, 2009

    Is there any other ways or software to download in order to see the files and copy it to another drive?

  • Leng Yang May 11, 2010

    I think I remember seeing that Best Buy's Geek Squad has the capability to recover information off broken hard drives.

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    buffalonyman May 11, 2010

    There are companies that may be able to recover the info, but they charge you money

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He should keep the hard drive in the freezer for one day

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