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Fried Hard Drive

Unfortunately, I think the problem is much worse than a jumper problem. I may have fried the hard drive by trying to install it while the computer was running and touched the power wire opposite of how it should go. Is there any hope for recovering files from this hard drive?

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Re: Fried Hard Drive

Whoa!  what were you thinking? 


do you have a WORKING system you can install it in as a second drive?  Power it OFF first, install as second or slave drive. See if you can see files that way. 

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