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Old 09-25-2013, 07:15 AM   #16
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Yes I can feel it is spinning as it is vibrating. There is no unusual sound or noise also.
I would recommend you get one of those "external casings" where you can put the disk into and run it as an external harddisk. If you have another hard disk available then pop that into the laptop. If you dont, then ask someone to borrow their laptop and check the external disk with a functioning laptop with proper flexibility (possibility to play, so to say).

Depending on the problem the disk is having, the solutions are different.
1. Try the external casing. What is the result? Can you find the disk, can you mount it? What happens?
2. If solution 1 fails, then you need to recover the data of a defect harddrive, you probably need help for that.

It could be that the disk connection in your laptop is defect somehow, either the power cable or the sata cable. If you move the disk to a case you will rule out any self fixable problems and can properly test it.
 
Old 09-28-2013, 09:29 AM   #17
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I have tried to put the disk in an external case and connected to another machine. It is detecting and installing initial device drivers. But then it is not showing in my computer(Windows) and also in Disk management console of windows. So I am not able to find or mount the disk in both windows and linux.
Note: There is no problem with the sata connector or power cable in my laptop as I already put another new hdd to the laptop and using that without any issue.
 
Old 09-28-2013, 07:26 PM   #18
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I have tried to put the disk in an external case and connected to another machine. It is detecting and installing initial device drivers. But then it is not showing in my computer(Windows) and also in Disk management console of windows. So I am not able to find or mount the disk in both windows and linux.
Note: There is no problem with the sata connector or power cable in my laptop as I already put another new hdd to the laptop and using that without any issue.
Any feedback in dmesg or any sign of it in lsusb when connecting it?
 
Old 09-29-2013, 09:15 AM   #19
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I am not able to run dmesg or lsusb kind of command as when ever I am connecting the HDD to linux, my desktop is getting freeze.. Mouse pointer itself is not moving... Then I have only one option to do hard reboot...
 
Old 09-29-2013, 09:48 AM   #20
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Thats quite odd.

But then you should go to the professional disk recovery service as mentioned earlier in this post. I don't see any other way then.
 
Old 09-29-2013, 07:38 PM   #21
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Thanks Zeebra for your help.
I am also now planning to go to some professional services. Let see they can recover or not.
 
Old 05-04-2014, 11:05 AM   #22
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Hi All,

I have resolved the issue. I have installed opensuse 13.1 and there I have installed test disk. Then I have attached the disk. The system response was very slow. But I have waited and after attaching run testdisk. also while attached rebooted the system. It restored the LVM partitions also. then testdisk restored the entire disk partition and there is not a single data loss. Now the disk is working fine.
Thanks for everybody's help.
 
  


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