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Clicking noise My hard drive fell to the floor while uploading a few files and suddenly it started emitting this strange clicking noise. It wouldn't let me disconnect it and it won't be recognized on my computer anymore. What do I do?

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The clicking comes fro damage done to the read/write head hitting either the swing stop or the heads are out of alignment and clicking the edge pf the platters. The drive is mechanically damaged and cannot be serviced with extensive cost. If you need the data, you will have to get the drive to a data retrieval company.

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