no fixed disk present

  nosure 11:56 17 Jan 2006
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hi
another day another problem,i think my hard drive has gone bad, the problem started the other day, went to switch it on and got operating system not found, so was told that the mbr went bad, so i tried to do a repair with a win98 boot disk i typed in fdisk/mbr now all i get is no fixed disk present,
all i want to do is take the data of it is this still poss.
Thanks

  xania 12:45 17 Jan 2006

Had the same problem recently on my slave drive - disk drive motor dead - data lost. Fortunately, all backed up. Trouble is you don't always get a warning that this is about to happen.

  nosure 13:20 17 Jan 2006

hi
i have another hard drive that is the same make and model but the circut board is knackered could i take the motor out of that one and put it in to the other one. or is that just wishfull thinking.

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