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Hard Drive Lost

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I double clicked on a file on my storage hard drive, my computer locked up completely, and after i restarted the drive no longer showed up in My Computer. I can see it in the BIOS, and in the device manager the other three hard drives show up along with a "disk drive". I ran an old version of GetDataBack, it went for 3 hours and when it was finished it came up with nothing (the navigation screen was blank). I got a newer version and it is running now but it is looking the same. Any ideas?
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Hi and welcome to Geeks to Go. You could try running the hard drive manufacturer's diagnostics program on the hd. You will find a link to most hd manufacturer's diagnositcs at http://forums.pcper....isplay.php?f=40 See the sticky post at the top of the forum. Spinrite6 is another possible option, at http://www.grc.com/sr/spinrite.htm
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