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I accidentally dropped my Acomdata external hard drive while it was plugged in - it was approximately 3 feet drop - I tried the Geek Squad at Best Buy and after three days they tried a number of programs and no success...any thoughts - tried to get to manufacturers site and it was down to see if they can do anything....

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It sounds like your hard drive is damaged my friend. Hard drives are very, very dilicate pieces of machinary. The disk is paper thin and any sudden jarring, especiaiy dropping it creates a warp in the drive. Unplug it to prevent further damage. Don't worry in many cases you can have the data retrieved from your hard drive by using this online company that I highly recommend:
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