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Isn't freezing the drive a viable last ditch diy solution?

It wont work if there is major mechanical failure but probably wont cause anymore damage.

Not something I've had to do but there have been successes.
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WD Blue WD5000AAKX x2 Liteon 24x DVD Win7 Ultimate Samsung p2370 
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