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Damaged Maxtor Cable Socket

I've knocked my Maxtor off the computer desk and it landed on the cable damaging the socket on the unit itself. The PC now won't recognize the Maxtor and I get an error message stating there is a power surge. Is there any way the cable socket can be repaired? Thanks Nigel

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NO. Its also probably the drive a suffer physical damage. Imagine a cd player being dropped as it is reading/writing, except you can change the disk. You will most likely have to ( or have a trained technician ) extract the drive, place it into a new enclosure, and test the drives stability. Hope this helps.

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    Keith Seekwhensir Oct 02, 2007

    NO. Its also probably the drive a suffer physical damage. Imagine a cd player being dropped as it is reading/writing, except you CANNOT change the disk. You will most likely have to ( or have a trained technician ) extract the drive, place it into a new enclosure, and test the drives stability.

    Hope this helps.



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