External drive hitachi came from laptop

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miczetro

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hi team need help.

external drive hitachi that came from my friends dismantled laptop. i buy enclosure so that i can use it.
i connect the drive and the problem appeared. there no drive letters appear in my computer. i look it up in disk management
and then i see that disk 1 is unknown not initialized and unallocated
tried many options in google. but the problem still exists. when trying to initialized disk. there is an error of cyclic redundancy check
need your expertise please. thank you very muchhh.... sorry for the wrong grammar
 

Fireflycph

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If the drive tests failed? Then it's a pretty good bet that the drive has issues and probably is dead.

Just FYI: Most people, myself included, will not open Docx files from a source we don't know. Maybe take a screen shot and post a jpeg instead.
 

miczetro

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If the drive tests failed? Then it's a pretty good bet that the drive has issues and probably is dead.

Just FYI: Most people, myself included, will not open Docx files from a source we don't know. Maybe take a screen shot and post a jpeg instead.
sorry for the late reply....

i think its dead.... do hardrive also appear in disk management even if its dead? like unknown not initialized and unallocated?

ohhh sorry about the files. new here
 
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