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Fixing Hitachi Deskstar 250GB hard Drive

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I have a Hitachi Deskstar 250GB hard drive that stopped working(just died). I bought an identical replacement(that works) then I swapped the circuit board out as instructed in many videos. I plugged it in the computer and now the hard drive has power to it(hums) but the BIOS doesn't detect the drive. Any idea why?
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:welcome: jmuniz98

Sorry that you have waited longer than we would like for you to receive a reply.

It is possible that the original PCB was not the issue and that it was a mechanical component such as the platters, spindle or actuator arm.

Couple of questions if I may;

Before the previous HDD failed was there any unusual noises such as clicking or clunking or was there a delay in access times.

Is there data on the HDD that you would like to try and retrieve.

At present I would suggest reassembling the original and the replacement HDD > attempt to retrieve any data you need from the original HDD then replace it with the new HDD and see if it is detected in the BIOS.
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