make-use-of-logo logo-background menu search search-start close email bookmark facebook google twitter pinterest stumbleupon whatsapp amazon youtube youtube label-rectangle triangle-long down PC When connecting my drive, it starts up, the spindle tries to read the platter, and then it stops spinning. Regarding alternative storage mediums, it might be a useful thing to point out that users who have SSD's (which is becoming more popular than traditional hard drives, and perhaps hybrid drives) Chkdsk /r Windows 10 Back in the 90's when consumer HD's were still young, a particular manufacturer (I'm pretty certain it was Seagate) had a problem with their HD's where upon power-down & cooling, the

a bad one when it comes to data access.  I went with PCB replacement and repair because, while both were long odds, there was no indication that my drive would be So, if you're going to knock a technique, it pays to have experience with it first, otherwise you come off looking pretty dumb. Even if you can see that your PCB is damaged, there might still be internal damage. The utility is primarily meant for PCs with hard drives.

I had tried switching a known good PCB with the same production codes and date with no success until I found a vendor offering the firmware copying. This will help you diagnose the type of damage. Even if he tries to reinstall it does freezes at mother board logo? Also it worked fine when returned to case and USB adaptor.thanks mate.

So, the company should work for free only b/c your drive is too messed up to recover data from? Once it runs it destroys the MFT and it cannot be rebuilt with anything I can find. It's just a stupid thing for him to say. Only a handful of people gave information on the beep count and sequence, and none of them came back to say what kind of code corresponded to what kind of beep. 

It's important to secure as close a match as possible between the original HDD and the donor drive/board. Reply Hassan December 27, 2014 at 4:34 am Hello, My hard drive shows up in explorer and I'm able to browse it and play files in it but playing videos is First I would run chkdsk on it with the /r option (see ).If that doesn't work open the command prompt window and use diskpart ( ):type these commands one Everything becomes worse whenever you do some operations on your hard disk.

Plus, if you're using Windows 8 or 10, it's the only way to force automatic fixing or bad sector scanning into the mix. Reply to kriegzmarine pahealeySep 24, 2014, 2:39 PM This actually worked with my drive after it stopped worked after being dropped. If that's the case click on Scan drive and the scanning will begin.The old school CHKDSK can also be run from the command prompt. We were talking about the importance of having a GOOD backup solution!

Been about 2 hours now. solved How to fix a corrupted hard drive solved How can I recover a corrupted folder on my external hard drive When i double click on my hard drive it says