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briahoe

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I have a Startech Sata HD caddy that I am trying to use to try and get data off a bad dard drive. Windows 7 machine is seeing the HD caddy as a generic external device but it is not seeing the 2.5" HD inside the caddy. Is this really bad news and this hard drive is so fried
I cannot get any data off of it? HD came out of an HP laptop that would no longer boot. Message said "operating system not found" And when I did drive check in windows it said replace hard drive. Any other tips on how to try one last time to see if I can get data off of this drive? Thanks!
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phillpower2

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Hi briahoe
Try replacing the HDD back into the laptop and then use Puppy Linux to try and retrieve the data, see attached link http://www.geekstogo...over-your-data/ good luck and let us know how you get on.
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