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i found this old 10gig hdd, and wondered what is on it, so i hooked it up, and powered on my PC. Instantly there was this loud pop...and some smoke. Upon closer inspection, a huge chunk of one of the ICs was gone.Is it worth finding a new circuit board for this Harddrive, or should i just junk it?
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post #2 of 14
no.. just throw it away.

or you can sell it on ebay as 'new..'
rofl.
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if your really board and have nothing but curiosity to occupy your time, then yes. : )
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Please.

Don't repair it. Eat it. Like a man. Everyones doing it.
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post #5 of 14
You cant really repair them..Costs more to anyway. Chuck it dude.
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Originally Posted by The Pook View Post
Please.

Don't repair it. Eat it. Like a man. Everyones doing it.
Such an intelligent and accurate response. I agree, i did it with my old 40 gigger.
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Sh**can it!
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post #8 of 14
If it still spins, open the top, plug it in, and throw things at the spinning platter! Be careful....the flying objects have enough fore to put holes in walls
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post #9 of 14
Be sure to open it up and take the actuator magnets out. Those things are super strong and handy to have.
     
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But what if theres the secret to human life on that hard drive!?
    
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