I was skeptical, but then found this forum. i have used PC Inspector File Recovery and to no such luck it did not find the drive either. It makes a lot of sense. heres hoping Beth Reply February 10, 2011 I tried this and it made the problem worse, actually. http://indowebglobal.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-repair-maxtor.html
Well its in the freezer now. just back up the non-replacable files…. you may just get your data back. I did CTRL ALT DEL the screen went black. anchor
Dry ice or frozen Co2 is -109.3°F or -78.5°C. /It is readily available at outlets for long term freezing of overland goods or ice cream. /T/he hard drive should stay cold I Hook it up with and external cable IDE to USB so reads as a External drive. This seems like a terrible design. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/253707-32-hard-disk-hangs TL;DR If your computer is freezing after installing an SSD change from AHCI to IDE mode in the BIOS.
Maybe Paul will be able to give us some insight. Secondary Hard Drive Freezing Computer A hard drive that can't read and write information properly certainly can't load an operating system properly.Replace your hard drive if your tests show an issue. You could use something like SpinRite [grc.com] to see if you can repair the HDD if the SeaTools does not work for you. Any suggestions on a good manufacturer/external?
I put it in a Lil Oscar lunch cooler with freezer packs and covered with a towel to preserve the cold. you could check here My friend's xbox died on him and I can't remember if he called microsoft or if he found it on a wesbite. Hard Drive Freezes Computer When Connected I accidentally unplugged it without ejecting properly from my Mac Pro. Computer Freezes When Accessing Hard Drive Sean Mcroberts Reply June 4, 2010 Just worked for me.
Clear the CMOS. http://indowebglobal.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-error-repair.html So far I've backed up 1,384,723MB of data in 306,201 files! I guess it wouldn't hurt to try…do I need to take out the internal part to freeze or can I put the whole thing in there? Besides having around 3000 other family pics plus all my family history material. External Hard Drive Not Responding My Computer
Sign in to make your opinion count. Casey Reply November 10, 2009 Sorry about that, I misread your comment. Anyway, does anyone know any way I can attempt to repair my failing HDD? have a peek here I recovered about 10 gb worth of valuable Video clips.
Reply Helpful Comment? 0 0 HetfieldJ Joined May 2012 L6: Expert 1,514 Posts 2,123 Reputation Give Rep Follow User Send Message View Profile Posts Created Threads Started 08-06-2012 at 02:48 PM Internal Hard Drive Not Responding Nicole Reckling Reply March 19, 2010 I am so excited to try this. I am not sure if the heat could have messed it up or not but I have done this many times before.
music and videos can always be found online again but your pictures and documents most likley won't. Reply Ninj says: June 9, 2015 at 2:47 pm The solution here is NOT the right one, it works by side effect. Maybe I should put the speaker in there too 😉 kiki Reply February 4, 2011 I'd like to know if it does work after the drive has been dropped. External Hard Drive Keeps Not Responding Steve Reply September 14, 2008 Also, apparently reading more about my drive this failure for no apparent reason is nothing new.
on Server Fault. this time my son spilled milk on it . After that I installed the card and updated the Nvidia drivers. Check This Out Eric Reply September 26, 2009 superb88 were you able to recover your data, it sounds like I have a similar situation.