Question Can't initialize disk - I/O Error

alanvatrox

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Hello,
I recently got a disk from a case, it's a bit old but I plug it in and Windows only displays it in Disk Management.
I try to initialize it but I'm presented with an I/O error. It shows me it's capacity and I have tried to format it via diskpart but it doesn't work.
Is the disk dead or is it recoverable?
 

alanvatrox

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Test the drive with another cable and in another port. If it still does that on your system and on another system consider it a dead drive.
Oh yes, I've tried it on another PC and everything, same thing :(
I just hoped it could be recoverable by replacing any part of it because the disk does spin
 

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