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Thanks for any advice. Is your hard drive making a clicking noise (the "click of death")? I am just wondering what is exactly my problem. Loading... his comment is here

Any accurate or "safe" times to trial this?? Claudia Barclay Reply January 5, 2014 The same thing is happening to me with my external 3tb Seagate harddrive. I hear the clicking others have written about. brendan Reply August 13, 2009 i have a sony vaio vgn-fs630/w.

External Hard Drive Making Beeping Noise

jonnieZG 236,851 views 5:19 Secrets to FIXING YOUR EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE! Everyone I told about this idea told me that it was the most ridiculous thing they had ever heard-especially all of my tech loving friends. It will show up on my computer but I can't access my files at all. Anyways I took the HD out of the ipod, and stuck it in the freezer over night, and the next morning everyone was amazed that it worked.

Cancel Mickprim @prism Rep: 37 1 Posted: March 8 Options Permalink History I Agree with cliffjason 36 I too trusted western digital to have a good reputation So far I have Abraham Levit 800,201 views 16:29 DIY Video 2 How to fix a broken hard drive Beeping noise Get your data Back! Would it work if I froze it and tried again? External Hard Drive Clicking Fix I'm gonna try it anyway, but I was wondering if anyone has any experience in this scenario.

They will likely exhibit the same type of symptoms and failure as the patient drive. Regular clicking or tapping sounds during drive access. Loading...

Remove the hard drive from the mounting brackets and place the hard drive securely on an insulated surface.

To be completely honest it actually worked. Hard Drive Makes Clicking Noise But Still Works HOLY @(#*$&(%&!!! Put it in the freezer for two hours; spun up better but not quite there yet…. it worked for me!

External Hard Drive Making Clicking Noise

Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/205798/drive+won't+show+up+and+making+clicking+sound I froze it at -4 Degree, started and after spinning up the clicking was only ones. External Hard Drive Making Beeping Noise Please advise. Toshiba External Hard Drive Clicking Drive would spin up, click, then spin down.

I think he was trying to throw me a lifeline with the freezer tip, without losing his job. this content I had my laptop hard drive crash after a vacation where I had downloaded all vacation pictures and no backed them up. hard disk Reply April 13, 2010 Your article is very good! In any case don't open it up like he did as you will make things much worse! Hard Drive Clicking Noise Fix

GB Reply November 28, 2009 I'm always hearing of this trick working. In the case of "permanent" recovery, the cause is usually a stuck voice coil (moves the heads). pingiscoolest Reply May 10, 2009 I have connected a laptop to my harddrive (in an external enclosure) while it is in the freezer. weblink and its not being recognised.

The light is still on but my computer does not recognize it. External Hard Drive Makes Clicking Noise When Plugged In Recovery Lab Location: 1748 S Congress Ave, Palm Springs, FL 33461 (800) 553-5738 Privacy | Terms | Google+ | Recovery Prices | Sitemap | Rate Us on Google Contact Us | So, im guessing that im one of the unlucky person to try this experiment.

Not the ideal fix, but it works and I can finally use the product I paid $200 for.

we almost had the same situation except that mine is apollo m300.everything else that you've just said was exactly the same as in my case.i have read lots of articles with The detection of the hard drives by the BIOS was very slow too. I would do it except for that one poster's warning. Internal Hard Drive Beeping Replace the data cable that was being used and try again.

so my question is this: if I need more time, can I just repeat the process? Try this - Duration: 8:36. If this happens too many times, it will cause damage to the read/write heads rendering the drive useless, and data inaccessible without a head swap. The actuator arm assembly has the read/write heads attached check over here Beeping sound or clicking - Duration: 12:13.

Thank you to the guy who figured this out… you are my hero. jared johnston Reply June 30, 2013 It can be less jam Reply February 15, 2011 my harddrive 500g will not let me save anything from my logic or computer e.g pictures. I had done this before as one of our backup drives accidentally fell down from the desk and the connector got bend. (I highly suspect the cat to be the culprit Once we determined that the drive wasn't spinning, we would place them in an anti-static bag and then inside 2 ziploc brand freezer bags.

I will let you know. If you think you may send the drive off to a data recovery service, please don't move forward with this method. I hope this works. Hopefully I can be another cinderella story like some of the earlier posts… Brian Reply November 10, 2009 Hey Paul, Did you have any luck with putting your MyBook (with power

still nothing Reply to ZebTheCyClops toomanystevesDec 20, 2015, 12:33 AM Asian780 said: My Seagate External Hard Drive isnt connecting to my computer. c o m Reply to romlanco bre_0Feb 12, 2014, 1:39 PM romlanco said: Its your power supply on pc or the external HDD power supply is low... There may be, among ordinarely looking laptops some that have a special connection with the afterwolrd such that they can still comunicate with otherwise "dead" HD. The light is still on but my computer does not recognize it.

The folders showed up and I was able to save 4 of 5 folders but the last folder it wouldn't read properly.