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My hdd has stopped working. It worked flawlessly in friday, but started making a beeping noise the day after.

Could be a sign of death to the hdd?


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The hdd went through a plane ride before it started failing. Could have been the cold air, bumpy ride or x-ray that caused the failure?
Edited by Davidsen - 1/10/11 at 3:45am
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Could have been the cold air, bumpy ride or x-ray that caused the failure?
Bumpy ride could be an issue, the other two don't influence a HDD.

Get speedfan and see if the SMART parameters are ok - if the HDD has failed you'll likely see some SMART parameters in the red.
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If it was not in with your carry-on, then I have a feeling that the employees who loaded the airplane and then unloaded it might have thrown the bag/luggage around too much not knowing a fragile hard drive was inside.
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Also btw, the bios doesn't recognize/notice the HDD, so i don't think i'll be able to try SpeedFan.

Is there any way to repair this kind of damage to HDD's?
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