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Seagate ST3500630AS SATA 500 GB hard Drive

Seagate ST3500630AS SATA 500 GB hard Drive stopped working. It does not start again. It makes no noise. no boot. I need the info off this drive!

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    Thanks for the response! Is it possible to replace the defective board? Data recovery is ridiculously expensive!

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You will have to send it to a data recovery company in order to retrive the data sounds like the circuit board failed therefore the drive is not receiving power.Usually if this board is good you would hear the drive spin up.
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When i power up my seagate hard drive i hear a hum and beep but am unable to open the drive. any advice?

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Data recovery from a seagate barracuda 7200.10 500 GB with a PCB chip problem


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For Windows: http://www.any-data-recovery.com/index.htm
For Mac: http://www.stellarinfo.com/mac-data-recovery.htm

You can download one of them and scan your hard drive for free to previewwhether your files can be recovered. They will show you the file name, type, dateand of your files and thumbnails for your pictures that it found on yourdrive.

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Hello

OK, you need to let me know if the drive spins up, you should be able to hear it. Also, you need to have a listen if the drive makes a clicking noise.

Please be so kind tom let me know.

If the drive makes a clicking noise the drive is done, you will need to take it to a recovery institution to recover the data.

If the drive does not spin up, the circuit board or the power cable might be broken.

Hope this can be of help.

Kind regards
Andrea

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