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You guys rock! #21 jhansman, Aug 12, 2009 RebateMonger Elite Member Joined: Dec 24, 2005 Messages: 11,592 Likes Received: 0 Thanks for the followup. THIS WILL PROVIDE SOME VERY IMPORTANT FEEDBACK AND I'M SURE WILL SAVE SOMEONE A LOT OF STRESS AND HEARTACHE!! If the drive does not power on, or is not spinning, the unit could be damaged. Then use data recovery software to recover your files. this content

This solution by a friend (L- for lifesaver!) allowed me to recover about 10 years worth of data from my research, 3 years worth of course material, and probably 12 years Please see Answer ID 3865: How to partition and format a WD drive on Windows and macOS for help formatting a drive. It is possible that the installation has become corrupted. However, these services will not guarantee your back all of the time, in fact most of them regardless of what they claim, will just have a 75% to 80% success rate.

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August 2011, 15:04 this might be a dumb question, but what should i use to clean the contacts? Watch QueueQueueWatch QueueQueue Remove allDisconnect The next video is startingstop Loading... The drive will need to be reformatted in order to prepare it for use again. It will take a long time depending on the size of the hard drive.

Even if your hard drive has an internal mechanical malfunction, data can be recovered without having to send the hard drive to a data recovery service. Pablo Garcia, 27. If you send in to WD, now, as it is, you'll get a recertified RMA exchange disk WITHOUT your data. External Hard Disk Loose Connection Rating is available when the video has been rented.

Final Thoughts If none of these tips work for you and you still want your data back is time to send your drive to a data recovery service, there are number How To Fix A Loose Usb Port On External Hard Drive Reply 1 1 Everyone's Tags: Microsoft Windows 10 (6…Pavilion 550-254-112na View All (2) erico Provost Posts: 41,101 Member Since: ‎01-07-2009 Message 5 of 5 (122 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Broken Showing results for  Search instead for  Do you mean  or Post new question Post new question Question Reply Topic Options Subscribe Mark Topic as New Mark Topic as Read Float this We offer or facilitate this recommendation by hyperlinks or other methods to aid your access to the third-party resource.

The diagnostics will not read SMART data from the drives. Usb To Sata Adapter Cable Micro Center 444,861 views 4:03 How to Build or Repair an External USB Hard Drive - Duration: 8:20. Similar Threads - broken data connector Forum Date Sata Connector 1/2 Broken Memory and Storage Jul 22, 2016 Broken WD My Book external hard drive control board. Some of my horizontal external cases mount the drive by sliding it into fixed data and power connectors.

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Right-click on the program and select Run as Administrator. http://flvtomp4mac.com/hard-drive/can-not-write-to-usb-hard-drive-and-disk-drive-due-to-read-only.php Options? Any suggestions? Sean shaw 1,677 views 16:40 Recover Data HHD hard drive from broken external Western Digital mybook enclosure repair solution - Duration: 13:01. Wd 1tb External Hard Drive Usb Port Broken

http://www.amphenol.com.cn/searchProducts.asp?typeid=62 This is the connector that my seagate drives all have: http://www.amphenol.com.cn/sho...62&itemno=SATA0010229X #8 Modelworks, Jul 2, 2009 jhansman Platinum Member Joined: Feb 5, 2004 Messages: 2,533 Likes Received: 7 Excellent, The only feature that will not be available with the diagnostics is the SMART data. Never has the ram slots been in such an almost (without removing drives) impossible inaccessible place. http://flvtomp4mac.com/hard-drive/can-t-boot-from-hard-drive-hp-840-g1-can-t-see-hard-drive-w.php CyberDoc LLC 224,089 views 13:01 Opening a WD My Book External HDD Case Guide - Duration: 8:27.

I should point out that this matter urgent as I have managed to make a temp repair. Broken Sata Connector On Hard Drive Theoria Apophasis 76,717 views 6:38 WD My Book 3TB USB3 0 Desktop External Hard Drive WDBFJK0030HBK WD30EZRS 00J99B0 771698 repair and - Duration: 9:12. When you use a third party resource, you will be subject to its terms and licenses and no longer be protected by our privacy policy or security practices, which may differ

the 4th leg mount is a circuit GND so that was soldered back in place.

Thanks for the link. aleks dude 3,550 views 2:35 Data Recovery On A 1TB Western Digital Hard Drive - Duration: 34:31. If the drive is internal, make sure that the jumper settings are correct based on the diagram on the drives label. External Hard Disk Pin Broken WDC Support Downloads Knowledge Base Product Registration Warranty Services Contact Ask a Question Contact Support Feedback Other Sites MyCloud.com Online Learning Center CONNECT WD Blog © 2017 Western Digital Technologies, Inc.

How to and what to expect. 500GIG Western Digital USB storage. - Duration: 16:29. Clicking noise of death If your hard drive is making the common “clung… clung… clung…” sound your head are having trouble reading the contents of the drive. This is one of the Recently my HDD unable to save some photos and when i tried to connect to my netbook,it no longer recognise my HDD. http://flvtomp4mac.com/hard-drive/can-i-use-former-boot-drive-as-data-drive-w-new-ssd.php Please, if there is any idea or suggestion will be more than welcome and much appreciated.

Make sure you do this on a fast computer that does not take to long to boot up, if possible connect the hard drive to an external USB enclosure so that The following options are available: QUICK TEST - Performs SMART drive quick self-test to gather and verify the Data Lifeguard information contained on the drive. uk7769 6,807 views 21:09 Broken USB cable on 1tb portable Western Digital Hard Drive. On the WD My Book Elite external hard drive I used for my backups, the little micro USB port on it snapped right off the circuit board!!!

Please..please..please.. Best thing is to back up your data regularly. Corrupted file system If the hard drive gets detected by Windows and can be accessed but you do not see any data inside, or you get a message saying that the Connect the board to the external hard drive.Step 5.

If data recovery is needed, please see Western Digital's Data Recovery page. All Rights Reserved. Pablo Garcia, 20. I'm not saying that not only because this is an unsupported and not recommended operation in general, but mostly because that the risk of damaging the drive further is too big

So hurry!!! 4 - If after freezing the hard drive and connecting it to the computer you are still not able to access it and you still hear the noise, hold Sign in to report inappropriate content. Arnel Cartoneros 8,311 views 29:22 SATA Cable Installation [HD] - Duration: 1:49. So if you just busted the connector (and nothing else) then it's easy fix.

What would we do without the egg? #20 jhansman, Jul 15, 2009 jhansman Platinum Member Joined: Feb 5, 2004 Messages: 2,533 Likes Received: 7 Just checkin' back in. Is the hard drive making any noises? Additional batteries are affected.