How to read a dead hard drive from a laptop Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Storage Last response: May 24, 2011 2:52 PM in Storage Share craddockj2002 May 23, 2011 7:43:46 PM Hello, I am helping a freind with his laptop his hdd has stop responding and the computer cannot find it haw can I get his data off of this drive? More about : read dead hard drive laptop craddockj2002 May 24, 2011 2:52:36 PM I have done that and got the ding that it is connected but it will not spin up. I have bought the software you suggested and I am going to try that as well. I really hope I can save this guy a lot of money. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumHelp... how to get files off dead Dell desktop hard drive ? (PICS)? ForumShould A Laptop Turn On/Attempt To Power Up If The Hard Drive Is Dead ? ForumWindows 7 cannot read hard drive from dead Vista PC ForumNeed to read data from Dead laptop 's Raid 0 hard disks ForumPLEASE HELP hard drive is dead ForumHow to make bios detect a dead hard disk ForumCannot read hard drive ForumHow can i get my hard drive from a crashed Sony laptop running vista to be read ForumHow Do I Erase Data on a Dead Hard Drive ? ForumIs this a dead hard drive problem? ForumReinstall programs that were on a now dead hard drive ForumMy laptop won't read my hard drive ForumDisk read error occurred laptop hard drive ForumAsus bios will only read one hard drive ForumDVD Drive Wont read /Write ForumLaptop Hard Drive Not Recognized by USB ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumUnable to transfer files to external hard drive ForumThe Smallest USB Flash Drive ForumDvd drive (virtual and physical) not showing up More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !