Help my Harddrive stopped working!

Peter Jeremy peterjeremy at
Tue Aug 1 09:27:29 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-Aug-01 08:23:43 +0200, Lasse Edlund wrote:
>I had some important files on a less than 1 year old 300gb Maxtor
>harddrive (ad5) when it stopped working. The harddrive had been working
>ok, and it had been in the computer all the time, so no risk physical

Have you touched anything in the box?  I'd check all the cables on the
off-chance that one is lose as well as re-seating the controller.  If
none of this helps, I suspect you have a choice of restoring from
backups or using the services of one of the data recovery companies.

Peter Jeremy
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