Having problems with your Dell DimensionTM E520 PC Desktop ?

I have an old hard drive that have important information and pictures on it. My computer crashed and I was forced to buy a new one! The guy at the store where I bought my hard drive from said that he can fix it with some software he has for that problem!! Where can I get that software so I can do it myself...?!


Answers :

When your computer crashed were you forced to buy a new computer or a just a new hard drive?

If the old hard drive is still functional you can install it temporarily in a computer in place of the CD drive and the computer should recognize the old hard drive as a "D drive". And you can copy the data to the C drive in the computer.

You will have to verify the interface of the old hard drive is supported by the computer it is being installed in (like IDE, SATA ...etc) or the connectors will not fit.

Here is a link to some data recovery software if it was the hard drive that has failed:

http://www.stellarinfo.com/

Depending on what was wrong with the hard drive, software utilities may not be sufficient to fix the problem. There are companies that can take apart the hard drive in a clean room and recover data but this is very expensive.

Please let me know if this helps fix your problem or if you have any other questions.

You can open the case and on the mother board there will be a name of the mfg. go to the mfg of the mother boards website and see if they offer any software to repair your
\015\012harddrive.
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