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I dropped the drive from about 1foot onto a solid surface, when its turned on it sounds fine but when i try to access files it starts a clicking noise and whilst showing some thumbnails generally goes into "not responding" any suggestions please ? can I fix this myself ?

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  • ninenine99 Jun 25, 2010

    Thank you for taking the time to help.

    Bad news is; did the ADD thing and pulled it apart thinking the noise may have been a fan out of alignment - Not that simple , and who would think you would have to resort to a hacksaw to pop that lid ! ;) No , I jest, but it was a task. It was probably out of warranty anyway

    First issue is - based on the limited info I have given you - would you think are the files retrievable ?

    If so, is that possible for a layman to do, or is it a tech job ?

    Unless you suggest its a simple repair and worth getting fixed, ( I would like the files )i was resolved to upgrading it as soon as $$ possible .

    I suppose i'm hoping the problem is a common result of
    impact, and theres a simple fix i can do with the end of a coat hanger and a bit of chewing gum .... :1


    Thanks again

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Hard disk drive has very sensitive components inside, once drop it will malfunction. Your in good shape if your drive is still under warranty

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