Hard drive is not detected in laptop

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Sam - May 20, 2016 at 07:27 AM
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- Jun 8, 2016 at 12:29 AM
Hello,


My WD hard disk has fallen one time but after that it is not been deducted in the laptop.

Any suggestion if i can copy the file i am fine .

I have important files stored in the hard drive .



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Jun 8, 2016 at 12:29 AM
Hi Sam,
If your laptop is showing error "Hard Drive is not Detected" then their may be several issue. check these things,
1. Check BIOS Set-up
2. Check Hard Drive Cable
3. Replace the Hard Drive

If the error is not fix then you can use a reliable third party tool that can easily recover entire data from you hard disk.
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May 20, 2016 at 07:38 AM
maybe your laptop or cpu knocked against a hard object and th HDD loosened up, open it up and push it inside
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Hi

Thanks for reply . Now when ever I connect wd hard disk to computer my hd is giving ticking sound then
It stops automatically. But nothing is seen in the laptop .

Regards
Sam
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May 23, 2016 at 04:26 AM
The hard disk seems to have physically damaged.. if the data is important then you can try salvaging it.by visiting a data recovery expert.

All the best.
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May 25, 2016 at 03:48 AM
Hi Sam,

Unfortunately, if there are clicking noises coming from the drive, there may be a serious mechanical issue with the drive. It is highly possible that the drive’s arm cannot move correctly because of some physical damage caused by the falling. Sadly, if the hard drive cannot operate normally, it will be really difficult to save the data, using some recovery tools. I would directly contact a data recovery company. If you contact Western Digital (http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=jw7NvD ) you can get information about the WD data recovery partners around the world.

Hope this helps

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