Originally Posted by Sirahbil
I turned on my computer 2 weeks ago and my hard drive just stopped working, I am currently running off an SSD but obviously 120GB isn't enough with a large chunk taken up by the OS. The SSD and HDD were running together smoothly with no errors, towards the time of the Hard Drive's failure, when booting up from the SSD I would be asked to do disk check every time I turned it on and then the HDD just stopped working, it is not showing up in BIOS, there's just a blank row when trying to pick boot up device. I really need the information on this HDD as it is personal and needed soon, I have tried different SATA cables but I genuinely don't know, any help will be appreciated even if it doesn't change the outcome.
With the broken HDD plugged in the system takes over 2 minutes to boot up from SSD, but when unplugged it takes under 20 seconds. I really need help!
What kind of hard drive brands are these ?
Look at the label and tell me the model number or take a picture of it and bring it back showing the label clearly.
If you have tried this broken drive in another computer how long does that computer bios take to pick it up ?
If it does that how much space is being shown from the bios menu ?
I hate to be the bearer of badnews but if your hard drive is dead you might not be able to recover anything.
The manufacturer of the hard drives maybe able to plus those drives would still need to be underwarrentied.
Let us know what you have so we can continue.