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My Western Digital 1.5TB hard drive USB connection fell off, so the guys in my IT department at my school took off the case and put it into one of those docking stations, but it did not work. Can I ju

WD 1.5TB HD removed from case, how do I get a new one?

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The case can be replaced by any generic replacement case. If your schools IT guys hooked it up to an hard drive bay and saw nothing then chances are the disk is damaged and needs to be recovered using recovery software such as Recouva
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these have software in them for the board in the factory case ...you will have to use a data recovery software to recover contents then reformat the drive OR try installing it as a second drive inside the pc directly to the sata/ide cables not usb. good luck

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