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I have an omega RDHD-U 1 terabyte drive, I plugged in the wrong adapter, and now the light just flickers, and does not start, can I replace the hard drive controller(if that is what its called) or are there any other options.

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If you have overcharged the harddrive, you have probably burned it and you need to go to a harddrive recovery specialist to recover any information you really want from there.

or, you might have only fried the circuits and then you need to go to a hardward technician to repair the circuits around the harddrive.

either way, it requires physical work.

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