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I have a six month old Maxtor160 GB hard drive thatdoes not boot up it just stops half way through. You can see that the motor is running up by the torque but the computer just hangs up. I have replaced the hard drive but I want the information on the original.

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Hi there,
you could do one of two things:-

1 - slave this 160gigs harddrive onto another system were u might be able to access the data...and copy it onto this system drive to burn onto cd;s or dvd,s...

2 - send the drive to drive savers were they would be able to get your data out and put it onto some cd,s ..this method is more expensive...

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