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Making a noise, sounds like disk skipping, not responsive

Making noise and not responding when plugged into computer. Sounds like its skipping a disk or something

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The sounds you describe usually indicate a bad hard drive,however it may be a power problem. Make sure you have full voltage to the drive. Also check the ends of your USB cable for bent pins. Might try using a different USB cable to make sure.

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It sounds like you have major physical problems. Are you mac or pc? if mac, try getting a data rescue program (data rescue, disk warrior) and a hard drive large enough to back-up recovered files from the BigDisk. Disconnect any other external drive except the one you're looking to recover (and the one you'll be backing up to), use the rescue software to scan for devices, and analyze the drive according to the software instructions (this can be time consuming) - if the drive is still mountable, it should be able to recover your files.

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