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Dropped hard drive

I Accidently Bumped My drive Off the Desk .Fell 2 Feet .It goes On , But will Not Boot up .To what extent can a hard drive now lose all it's information . I am devastated . Also Makes a Faint Beep , like it's trying to boot up again .but the computer cannot "see " my Drive .
Why would freezing it help the drive ?

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It is broken - you may be able to reformat it and use it, but I'm afraid that without significant amount of work, your data is gone.

i guess you need to chalk this one down to experience... your data was all backed up, right?

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