retreiving ext hard drive info !!???

  jey_power 20:58 09 Sep 2006


my ext hard drive has packed in, i sounds like its running but doesnt open up in my pc, makes a noise like a cd trying to load over and over! the wee light that normally stays on solid is flashing about every 30 secs!

if the drive isnt fixable can the info be retreived?????

thanks, jason

  howard63 22:25 09 Sep 2006

this could be a usb problem try uninstalling usb root and rebooting.

  jey_power 22:47 09 Sep 2006

its a fire wire hd, i googled it and it sounds like "the clicks of death"

hd dying or dead!!

hours of work lost!

some1 said putting it in a freezer can help retrieve info, will try!


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