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Broken external hard drive

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August 29, 2009 12:08:06 PM

Hi,

I've bought recently a Lacie 1 TB external hard drive, and unfortunately, some days ago, I plug in the laptop connector instead the right one. Since that moment, it hasn't work anymore. I've open the disk to recover the data, but there seems to be a problem with the SATA drive, it doesn't work either. Someone can tell me solution?

Thanks.
August 30, 2009 3:47:03 AM

What was the DC (direct current) output of the laptop power supply? Does the external HDD state the needed / max DC?

Does the drive make any sound at all? I would lean toward the drive being fried.
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