Can't access hard drive

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JustMikenOH
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- Aug 24, 2017 at 12:11 PM
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- Aug 24, 2017 at 01:25 PM
I have an EXT drive who's partition had been labelled "RAW" and I managed to access thru recovery software to get data off. I then proceeded to "CLEAN" (using diskpart) the drive to re-partition and format. There unfortunately was a power outage during the clean process and when the computer re-started, BIOS recognizes the drive on AHCI PORT3 (WD30EZRX) and shows S.M.A.R.T. Capable and Status Bad..

Also get on lower screen..

AHCI Port3 Device Error
Press F1 to Resume.. (which is no surprise)

Of course anything after this point does not detect the drive. Since BIOS detects it, is there a way to make it available beyond this point? Windows 7 and diskpart wont as well as a bootable disk I have to repair and copy hard drives.. It's a 3T and would love to get it working again, but I guess I should just be grateful I got the data.

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Aug 24, 2017 at 01:25 PM
You don't want to every reuse the drive since it's failed once and will fail again..

Good Luck
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