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Neep Help with Hardware drive!

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Hello there,

Recently my secondary internal hard drive in my desktop PC crashed or at least I think it did, since I cannot go into it. I store all my photos and documents in there and hope that I did not lose it. Does anyone know how to fix this problem or is there no way to fix it? I know that there are places that can fix crashed drives which costs an arm and a leg and I do not want to do that, I was wondering if there was any way to retrieve my lost documents? I heard a friend tell me to buy an external enclosure and hook it to the computer to see if it will detect my drive but I tried that and so far it does not recognize the crashed drive. Please help if anyone knows what to do! Thankyou! I really could use the help!
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There is no software that can 'fix' a worn out hard drive.

Most hard drives are mechanical devices with platters spinning at thousands of revolutions per minute and heads that are constantly being yanked back and forth as they read/write data from/to the platters. These platters and head mechanisms are both mounted on precision bearings. When these bearings eventually wear out, the hard drive will no longer be able to spin the platters and/or postition the heads.

Damaged electronics is another reason for failure.

And, as I'm sure you can well image, there is no software that can fix worn out bearings or damaged electronics.

One solution is Ontrack.
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