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Old 04-08-2011, 07:55 PM   #1
mintypu
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Hi I have a Western Digital 1Tb WD10EAVS Caviar Gp Hard Drive. It does not have an operating system installed but it have alot of my important files. The hard drive began making a clicking sound and when I boot up my computer I see my other drives and the sata slot for that drive remains blank. Can any one help me recover or fix my hard drive. Thanks
 
Old 04-08-2011, 08:27 PM   #2
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Every drive fails eventually, that's why you take backups. That said, a trick that sometimes works is to take the hard drive out, put it in a zip-lock plastic bag, and put it in the freezer for an hour. Reconnect it, and if it mounts, immediately copy off your most critical files.
 
  


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