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Hard Drive Failed =[

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Jrod938, Jan 24, 2009.

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  1. Jrod938

    Jrod938 Thread Starter

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    After hours of work i have concluded that my hard drive (500gb 340 used data gone) has failed *sigh*. Not looking for suggestions just bored so i posted this. Until the new hdd comes in i'm having to use this really old laptop that is on its last leg. :(
     
  2. Elvandil

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    Are you positive? It doesn't spin?
     
  3. Jrod938

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    Well currently im letting it cool down for a few hours(it's only been shut down maybe once and never put to sleep in those 6 months). It is still usable just it's giving me the fits so i'm getting a new one for good measure. Hopefully it will actually boot when i need to transfer my files.
     
  4. Elvandil

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    Better if it didn't boot. If you connect it as a secondary and boot to some other disk, it will be easier on the drive and maybe get you more time. And don't forget the freezer.
     
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