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  1. Question Storage HDD not accessible in new system (or old anymore) - locks up Windows when in enclosure

    Hi all - I just built a new tower and everything runs well. The old tower works fine too. Unsure if this matters, but the old unit was Intel, the new one is AMD. I went to install my 1TB HDD from my old PC into this new tower and it wouldn't even boot to windows. I changed the boot order...
  2. sijumark

    Question Media on 3x External HDDs not accessible

    Hello All, I am facing issues accessing my media on 3x 1TB WD external HDD hope you can help me with this. My OMV build was on my old Dell Optiplex 380 where OMV was installed as the only operating system. There were 5 external hard disk drives containing media, 3x 3.5" 1TB WD External powered...
  3. searay12399

    Question Datasheet for LG VX-6000 phone?

    Hi, I am a data recovery engineer. I am currently doing a recovery on two LG VX-6000 phones. They both will not turn on or power up. I am wanting to do a chip off and read the memory chip, but I cannot find any sort of information on the phone's board online whatsoever. I am looking for a...
  4. D

    Question Hard drive spinning up and down, head not moving, can't access drive at all

    I have a drive that is constantly spinning up and then down over and over again and not stopping. As well the head of the drive doesn't move at all, no clicking or anything. Does anyone have a way that I may be able to fix this easily or is it pretty much dead?
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    Question Data Recovery

    So I had a bunch of files on my desktop and it was getting very cluttered, so i decided to move them to a secondary hard drive to clean up space. I had no idea that the secondary hard drive was full. When i transferred over the files everything looked fine so i deleted the original files from...
  6. S

    Question Internal HDD No Longer Detected/Working, Making Funny Noise

    I've got a WD Green Caviar Drive 1TB HDD that suddenly stopped working on me. When I started up my system in the morning, there were some "funny" sounds coming out of my tower. They sounded a bit like scratching, but more smacking, as if a fan blade was being interrupted. The drive was already...
  7. S

    Question Hard Drive Failed Any Hail Marys?

    Bought a toshiba p300 3tb HDD about a year and a half ago. then out of no where my windows would not boot and even when i did get it to boot i couldnt do anything. apps wouldnt start when i requested and when i told the pc to shut down it just ignored my request. Windows in installed on my nvme...
  8. Rabblerouser

    Question Can a laptop hard drive enclosure work with a desktop hard drive? Minus the "enclosed" part? :D

    So me and my family are looking into some data recovery from some old hard drives. We ALREADY have an enclosure sized for laptops, however, my curiosity is learning toward this... I actually hooked up the laptop "hookup" part to a desktop hard drive and... it connects! The dimensions are...
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    Question HDD momentarily detected, then mostly not

    Windows 10 Pro, Asus B85M-E Rev 2 MB, Seagate ST2000dm001 2TB HD with pcb 100587658 Rev C. Drive worked fine, never an error even though set in BIOS to run SMART checks. Suddenly couple of days ago smartcheck started and froze up in stage 2, stayed frozen for over hour so I forced shut down and...
  10. Chebron

    Question Trying to recover old files, please help.

    Once again I'm trying to get my files off of my old laptop HDD using a sata to usb 3 converter and I'm experiencing a world of issues. While it was still installed in my laptop at some point something went wrong and I was no longer able to get into windows. The drive was detected normally...
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    Question Ext HDD problem

    HELLO, i have Toshiba 160GB ext HD , i was trying to processes video on VLC player , and it was stuck for a long time so; i did an end process and force restarted the laptop "i know it was so wrong" after that i got "cyclic redundancy check error "when connecting the drive so i did a sfc...
  12. M

    [SOLVED] DDRESCUE-GUI bad sectors

    Hey, I'm having trouble with my 2tb hard disk, whenever I plug it into any windows system, it freezes everything, even If it's connected while booting.. system just keeps loading forever. It's fine with any Linux based system, I can even open my files, and now I knew about parted magic and...
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    Question Store MI Drove Recovery

    I had s storeMi setup on my system with one hdd and ssd i was having some issues with my system so i booted my system with all devices uninstalled and now when i boot again my storemi tier drive was gone and 2 strange srorage controllers showed up in device manager i updated drivers and the got...
  14. Fran2005

    Question Urgently recovering deleted files from a preserved SD card

    I'm in an urgent situation. About two years ago I was browsing a micro SD card in my phone through my Windows 10 computer when I accidentally deleted my folder with photos. I immediately started panicking and clicked "cancel" and it got stuck for a while. I immediately unplugged my phone and...
  15. S

    Question Data recovery from a dead laptop.

    My MSI GT70 Dragon 2 edition laptop died recently. When I say it's dead, it's dead. Will not power on, power button does nothing when pushed. I have tried every trick in the book to see if I could revive it. unfortunately it bit the dust for good this time. I knew this day was coming, but in my...
  16. R

    Question Restore Partition after Delete Volume

    I've been really stuck and over my head here (as evidenced by my bad decisions). Any help is much appreciated! Long story short, I accidentally ran Diskpart Clean on my drive (virtual drive mounted on Google Cloud). Panicking and being an idiot, I tried to recreate my first partition out of...
  17. K

    Question Recover Unallocated Drive after creating installation media accidentally

    Using this Create Windows 10 installation media I accidentally created the installation media on my 5TB external drive and now all of my files are in the unallocated portion of my drive. Do you have to pay for a program like MiniTool to recover my data? Are there better tools to use? I'm...
  18. S

    Question How To Recover all Data From Completely Formatted Hard disk ?

    I was trying to install Ubuntu along with Windows by using Bootable USB, during installation process i selected erase all data and then proceded accidently. I lost all my data from C,D and E Drive, It Formatted my Hard disk completely. I tried many softwares like easeus, Minitool, Icare etc. to...
  19. gavlar0

    Question Raid 5 Recovery

    Hello, I need your help please, I have had two out of 4 hard drives fail, they were in a raid 5 configuration, the drives still spin up and are readable but my NAS wont recognise them. I want to rebuild the raid using software (unless there is a cheaper way of doing it?) I want to use my...
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    Question Unable to clone HDD to SSD. Please Help

    I bought a Samsung 860 Evo SSD yesterday. Ever since I plugged it in, I've been struggling to migrate my data from my HDD. So after watching a few tutorials, I downloaded EaseUS todo and started cloning my C: drive. At first, I was returned with an error that said : Failed to read sector...