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Harddrive damaged and now will not spin. It justs boots to a certain point then stops. and after about 11/2-2 mins stops beeping.


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You are in a real mess.
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\015\012If the drive is not spinning up then you cannot access any data.
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\015\012Sounds crazy but this is worth a go
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\015\012Take the Hard Drive out, it is only two screws to do so
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\015\012Put it in a freezer bag and put it in the freezer compartment for an hour and a half
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\015\012Take it out refit it and see if it fires up , if it does back up all of the data asap as the drive is really sick.
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\015\012If that does not work then there are companies who can recover the data but they cost a lot of money.
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Need to get the hard drive replaced for sure. Just make sure whether its an ide or SATA and then buy the same type or if your machine is under warranty,call Dell for them to replace it under warranty. Of course buy either the same size hard drive as far as GB or bigger.



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