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I dropped my hardrive and now it beaps and is not recognized.

I dropped the hard drive but grabbed the cord so it barely hit the floor but when I try to use it, it only beeps every few seconds and is not recognized on my computer no matter what I do. The light blinks and I can hear the hard drive start up but beeps instead of continuiosly running.

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Sometimes even the slightest bump will offset the heads. Difficult to fix and guarantee that the data will be preserved.

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  • dennis bullard May 12, 2010

    it requires special tools to try and re-align the heads, there is nothing YOU can really do that would be productive. Techs can recover the data using special techniques but it is usually expensive.

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