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Hey.. I have a toshiba 160GB portable hard drive and its got very important data for my work.. a while back it used to just stop working when i view some old files and then all of a sudden it just stopped working! it makes a clicking sound and the light goes of whenever i connect it.. and it doesnt show in my computer or device manager.. what can i do?

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Give the hard drive a firm tap on side it sounds like a dirty hard drive the clicking sound is the reader arm scating across the platters once you get access to your hard drive then click start run type cmd then type chkdsk/f which will automatically fix any corrupt files on your hard drive
good luck with this

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