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I am so grateful. Besides having around 3000 other family pics plus all my family history material. If the heads have crashed or are dead, which will also cause the clicking because the heads can't read anymore, freezing will do nothing. Yes. · CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 Wolfdale · Video Card: EVGA GEforce 8800 GT... Check This Out

I had seen this posting about freezing the hard drive to get it to work. My hard drive was majorly damaged they said. Storage Storage Hardware Storage Software Server Hardware Virtualization Best Free Data Recovery Software for Windows Article by: Oliver-Powell The article will include the best Data Recovery Tools along with their Features, WD external drive spins then stops Discussion in 'Hardware' started by richdio, May 19, 2009.

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Would freezing help? (It currently spins for a while, then clicks several times, then gives up). Thanks! Do black holes have a moment of inertia?

The 2nd time was for a drive with a bad controller board, one of the chips was overheating at normal temperatures, when cooled sufficiently, it allowed just enough time to drag So it sure seems like its dead to me at least. Diese Funktion ist zurzeit nicht verfĂĽgbar. Seagate Barracuda Spins Up Then Stops szboardstretcher View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Visit szboardstretcher's homepage!

i could hear the arm in the harddrive make a klink noise and then it stops moving, no more activity from my harddrive. Hard Drive Clicking Then Stops Spinning I do remember that at times when I leave it running for more than 4+ hours, the aluminum enclosure it was in got hot, so its possible that something burnt out I've only read posts of hard drives dying for no reason. http://superuser.com/questions/455778/sata-hard-drive-spins-then-stops The last thing I want to do is hurt the professional's chance of repairing it by something I did at home.

so this was just temporary. Hard Drive Clicks Then Stops Spinning John Reply June 14, 2009 Hard drive making noise, getting to windows progress bar on vista but bar keeps going across and not getting any further. rouel Reply January 6, 2010 so i yeah.. Anmelden Teilen Mehr Melden Möchtest du dieses Video melden?

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this is a hardware issue with the drive. https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/25086483/Hard-drive-spins-up-then-shuts-down.html It also has a video showing the formation of frost on the metal discs inside the drive. Seagate Hard Drive Spins Up Then Stops richdio, Jul 1, 2009 #14 fairjoeblue Private E-2 I don't know if computer shops sell enough to make it worth while stocking them. Hard Drive Spins Up Clicks Spins Down Have you tried it in an external enclosure, with both power and data connected?

One time when it did not work, I filled a zip lock bag with extremely hot water and placed it on the cold drive. With it shutting down after a few seconds, just about anything could be wrong. So once you get the drive operational, get all the data off that you can before it fails again. HOLY @(#*$&(%&!!! Hard Drive Spins, Heads Move Twice, Stops Spinning

However I could see it working, at least in the short term but I seriously doubt it would actually repair the drive for any lenght of time beyond data backup. Hope it works! -Casey superb88 Reply September 6, 2009 thx casey, i tried the trick, leave it in my freezer for 12hrs, didn't work unfortunately, hard disk still clicks away…and remain Chuck Reply November 4, 2010 I have used this several times and it does allow you to get the data off the drive.. this contact form Sorry, I should have been clearer.

why? Hard Drive Spins Up Clicks Then Stops I pulled out the power-cable to stop it. That way, if one fails, your data is still safe on the other.

So, I put it in a ziplock bag and put it in the freezer.

then when i go into 'my comp' its not there, any other ideas to why or how or is it a lost case, is it time to go to the big DON'T EXPECT THIS TO FIX YOUR DRIVE PERMANTLY OR AT ALL AND REGULARLY BACK UP YOUR DATA, IF YOU DO YOU WONT HAVE TO WORRY! If this fails, your only course of action is either send the drive out and have it professionally done or you if have a spear SATA drive handywith the same controller Hard Drive Spins But Not Detected will this work or does anyone have any other recommendations?

I have done it and some of the techs I have told this to have had it work. I placed my hard drive next to frozen pizza and chicken nuggets and left it there for 4 hours. I've never tried this method and don't know if there is any danger to this or not. Copyright ©2000 - 2014, iNET Interactive Overclockers.com Register New Posts Advertising Contact Us Archive Sitemap Top iNET Interactive Copyright © 2014 iNET Interactive.

Link to the boot-of-death info http://storagesecrets.org/tag/boot-death/ This *COULD* be the boot-of-death problem come to think of it, assuming problem isn't silly like you programmed the disk to go to sleep after i hope u will help me. thanks for the reply. Anmelden 1 0 Dieses Video gefällt dir nicht?

Yes yes, should have been in a raid array. used pre boot diag software and getting error code ‘biohd-8' and the hard drive fails the test, as well as clicking sound ever 2 - 4 seconds. A recovery firm won't be using your controller anyway. 0 Message Expert Comment by:heath9311 ID: 264079222010-01-26 I'm curious if you can get it to stay on longer with a recovery cant check that till try on another comp ( next week ).

Joe Sans Reply April 5, 2013 John… Let me tell you a little secret I use in a DoD Forensic lab… I use a 10G fish tank… Fill with Mineral Oil, Join & Ask a Question Need Help in Real-Time? What can I do to force it to get upp and running, not spinning down? In a bag first then in freezer.

This is a disaster recovery technique and will not fix a problem with the drive. worked for about 4 minutes then crashed. /I am going to try a cooler box, six pack/ (Beer) size with dry ice. "frozen Co2. Bring 'em to your local computer expert, maybe he can do something". Hello, Do you feel you have the technical knowledge to remove the drive from the external enclosure and plug it into the PC?

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