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      10-27-2014, 10:56 PM   #1
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Exclamation External Hard Drive Data Recovery - Help!!

Very sour moment for me.. External HD was transferring some data when it was knocked over by someone who will remain unmentioned and took a small 2 foot fall onto the carpet..

I've seen much bigger falls, but somehow this one ended it for me :/

First few tries I could hear it start up, but no lights and the PC didn't recognize it.

Decided to take it apart and see if anything was out of place.. Seemed fine, hooked it up again and no go.. However now it would start up and start buzzing/beeping.. Tried a few times and just turned it off for good.

Any suggestions? There is probably 1.5-2TB of data on there so I'd really really hate to lose it.

Would appreciate a data recovery pro hookup here.. Having one of those long lasting dead on the inside feelings ya get when the car isn't runnin right :P
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it can be done but it needs to be shipped to a data recovery center. They will take it apart, remove the platters mount them and pull the data.

I hope you did not touch the platters... they need to be opened in a dust free containment room. One spec of dust will fuck everything up. Don't open the drive again if you want to stand a chance to recover the data.

Cost: between 1 and 2k.
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