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Quote Postby x-Swamp » Tue Apr 15, 2008 1:20 pm UTC I shall try that now. Based on what you may have heard, maybe you are thinking it's game over for getting your data back? Nicole Reckling Reply March 19, 2010 I am so excited to try this. Three hours later, I took it out and tried to get it to work. Check This Out

All of my friends were amazed. If it was connected with long enough cable and does not have free fall sensor that's it. I called every data recovery business and as Beverly stated they want 1500 or more. With booted OS try position the drive, insert the USB cable and see what happens.

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If it's a mechanical problem, cooling down the drive will allow the lubrication in the mechanisms to thicken giving a few minutes of usage to recover data before failure. I can't believe it. One time when it did not work, I filled a zip lock bag with extremely hot water and placed it on the cold drive. This saved my ass… literally. 15 years of assets, gone, now saved.

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Then back to normal.

I don't know how to remove the hard drive and wonder if i can freeze the entire computer if i seal it properly? Clicking Hard Drive Freezer Kedz Dacz 24.172 visualizaciones 7:50 Tutorial: How to repair broken hard disk drive and recover your data. Thanks! Casey Reply August 22, 2007 Hi Lillie, Unfortunately, this isn't a guaranteed fix so if it didn't work the first time it's probably not going to work if you try it

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All Rights Reserved Tom's Hardware Guide ™ Ad choices xkcd Forums for the webcomic xkcd.com Skip to content Search Advanced search Quick links Unanswered topics Active topics Search The team FAQ http://computer-hardware.wonderhowto.com/how-to/fix-click-death-hard-drive-423641/ If one position shows sign of sucess you can once cool the drive in refrigirator freezer for say 10 min and try this position again. Hard Drive Click Of Death Sound When I tried it no such luck it still made the horrible clicking noise and would not reboot. Hard Drive Clicking But Still Works BRULEY Sylvain 2017-01-29T09:24:36+00:00 Hard Drive Clicking Noise: 5 reasons why they do!

It's crazy, but that's another issue.) It was making a beeping sound and my computer wouldn't recognize it. his comment is here With original Board only sound is it spinning BUT it doesn't showup. Paul Reply November 10, 2009 Hey Fellas, Worked like a charm! Casey Reply November 26, 2008 Hi Kilian, So did the freezer trick work for you? Clicking Hard Drive Data Recovery

So, im guessing that im one of the unlucky person to try this experiment. This isn't necessarily true either. I took my myBook (the external hard drive) with the power and firewire cables plugged in to the hard drive but not the outlet or computer and wrapped it very very this contact form That's not to say the freezing method will always work, but if you aren't going to spend Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking

Both drives would then show up in Device Manager, but not in My Computer or Disk Management. Click Of Death Zip Drive i could hear the arm in the harddrive make a klink noise and then it stops moving, no more activity from my harddrive. I have very priceless pictures on my hard drive of my children.

Thanks again - good luck with yours.

Cash Reply April 29, 2010 I have a lacie 500 gb external HD, something messed up and it would show me all my data but when trying to access any folder The drive failed the SMART diagnostic test even in the freezer, but otherwise worked fine when super cold. It is only in this instance that freezing will work. Click Of Death Samsung Tv HOLY @(#*$&(%&!!!

It started up with no problem and it has now been working fine for the last two weeks! Here is a little tip to tell if your heads are dead, or if there is still life in them and something else is the problem. I AM IN DIRE NEED!!!Thank you people! 4 answers Last reply Nov 18, 2011 More about please help hard drive broken click death tomattheNov 16, 2011, 7:05 PM Most likely you navigate here snx Reply September 12, 2007 can someone recommend the best software for recovering data from a crashed harddrive.

i told this to the guy that was working on it. If the platters are damaged from contact with the heads, then the percentage of success of this process will lower, and potentially could be unrecoverable already. pleas reply me , [email protected] thank you. Top x-Swamp Posts: 142 Joined: Sun Dec 23, 2007 7:07 am UTC Re: Click of death.

See Robert's question on March 8th as well as our replies. After about 20-30 minutes, it quit making the clicking noise but was still giving me the intel boot failed messages. I've purchased a WD hard drive since, so I hope it is better, I will definitely be backing up more often. www.softpanorama.org was created as a service to the UN Sustainable Development Networking Programme (SDNP) in the author free time.

In order to recover the data, the drive will have to be restored to working condition similar to before the failure. This will not stop if any byte is not read incorrectly, so you will at least have a copy of all valid data. Thank you Thannk you, Thank you. The first time it didn't work.

John Reply September 16, 2006 I have used this technique for many years to recover data from dead drives. My laptop has Xp on it for an operating system. thanx Casey Reply August 6, 2007 Hey Ste, Leaving it in the freezer overnight while you sleep should be sufficient. I have tried every piece of software available for download to try to get my files but nothing will work….

Bad. Head swapping should be done in a white room, but if you are skilled enough you can try it in a clean environnement if you don't plan to spend money anyway