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Old 11-14-2008, 09:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i tried to slightly move the hdd an inch with the pc power on ..80gb seagate IDE..i did it because the cables were clustered.....there was a spark in power cable slot of hdd..i turned offf computer.....tried to plug hdd back...**doesnt get detected*

takin it to seagate warranty centre...is threre a way they can fix it?? i see some hardcore technicianns can fix hdd that is totally dead.?
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sounds like you shorted it out, all they'll have to do is replace the PCB on it and it should work fine doubt it damaged the head and platters
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They will most likely give you a replacement drive instead. As h4x3r said it was just the board controlling the drive that blew.
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Yeah...iam getting a replacement as the harddrive wasbought just before 1.5 years.....i have made arrangements for pc hdd...tHANks
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no need to mention what your intentions are
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