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Hard drive is turning on but computer isn't recognizing it

I dropped the hard drive about two feet because when I went to pick it up it was insanely hot (maybe another problem?).

It still turns on and sounds as if it's working but my computer won't recognize it. A screw came loose and I tightened it. Any idea what I can do?

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Maybe when it dropped it shattered a bit of the circuit board....
Or a wire came loose, maybe the Ex HDD pin has broke. Unsure.
Do you at all hear any clicking? That you may not of heard before?

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well more that likely you disloged something in the case bu dropping it. What you need to do is open it up and see what has gone slack or disloged.. Its shoulden't require any replacement parts really as i dont think anything whould have been broken.

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