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hard drive 'knocked out ' by virus?


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maxxart

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HI All

Recently had a BSOD regarding a 'kernal stack inpage error'.

Rebooted and found that one of my internal hard drives (data) was not being seen by my pc.

Did a norton virus scan and found 'Packed generic 200' in my recycle bin. Deleted this file.

Downloaded Malwarebytes and did a scan in safemode...nothing found.

pc is working okay, but hard drive is not being recognised by this pc or any other pc that I have the drive attached to. it will power up and spin just not connect.

Do you think that I can get the drive to work again? Can it be uncorrupted? or could it be just faulty and the generic packed 200 is a coinicidence?

Any opinions really appreciated as the drive has lots of large premiere edited video that i would like to retrieve.


Thanks

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PedroDaGR8

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I think it is just a coincidence. Can you tell if the drive spins up? Meaning when you turn the computer on can you hear the drive turn on?
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do u check on BIOS? Do the HD detected or not?
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I have a sata to IDE hard disk adaptor which I used to connect it to other pc's for testing. When it powers up it spins, makes all the right sounds, just doesn't get seen by the pc...any pc. it is not detected in bios either. The HD is about 4 months old and has been working fine until now.
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I have a sata to IDE hard disk adaptor which I used to connect it to other pc's for testing. When it powers up it spins, makes all the right sounds,


then check the cable of the drive, it might the problem. put that HD to the other computer with SATA cable and check.

In my opinion you should eject other hardware like CD/DVD, HD and only plug this HD now go to the BIOS and look for auto IDE detect or load optimal default setting. sometime its works

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