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External Hard-Drive Problem.. Please Help!

Hi, I have a 500 GB Western Digital Hard-Drive. (External)

Lately, when I try and boot up my computer, the hard drive makes a strange click/whirring noise, and acts like it's trying to start up. When I look in the directory that it's usually in, it is not there. Is there any way that I could at least salvage my data on it? There are some very important files on it.

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Hi there, from what you are describing u have problems with the harddrive plotters so you have little time to save data. using the program get data back for ntfs or fat you can format your harddrive and block bad sectors from your harddrive and with the program mentioned above you can recover all the information you had on your harddrive.

give it a try

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