External hard drive dropped Tags: Hard Drives Computer External Hard Drive Storage Last response: October 26, 2011 8:57 PM in Storage Share apsalazar1 October 15, 2011 6:26:58 PM Hello, I knocked over the hard drive and now when I try to turn it on it only makes a bad 'trying to start' noise and some clicking. computer does not recognize it is there? Is there any hope? More about : external hard drive dropped night_wolf October 16, 2011 6:52:29 PM yes, Open up the enclosure and see what happened, Maby there is something that is not connected properly. m 0 l apsalazar1 October 26, 2011 8:57:13 PM That doesn't sound like a safe option when someone else said it should only be opened in a 'clean' room. As in without dust or other. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDropped external Hard Drive. Should I trust it with important backups? Forum SolvedDropped external hard drive, considering platter swap Forum SolvedRoommate dropped my external hard drive Forum SolvedDropped a External Hard Drive Forum SolvedDropped a External Hard Drive Forum SolvedBeeping Noise After External Hard Drive Dropped How To Recover Data Forum SolvedI dropped an external seagate freeagent hard drive down the stairs. Forum Solvedhow to repair a external hard drive that has been dropped ? Forum SolvedExternal hard drive not recognize by computer after i dropped it. Forum SolvedDropped 1TB seagate external hard drive. Now it is asking me to format. Help! Forum SolvedDropped external hard drive still works, now host computer only "sees" the drive, NOT any of the data. Forum Help: Dropped seagate external hard drive Forum I dropped my Seagate External Hard drive on the floor and my PC wont read it Forum my seagate external hard drive got dropped now i cant get any power to it at all Forum Ooops. How to clone or mirror a dropped partially failing external truecrypt-encrypted usb hard drive? Forum Dropped External Hard Drive Forum Have Dropped my WD external Hard Drive Forum Several files needed on a dropped external hard drive! Forum dropped my external usb hard drive (hitachi). Forum Transcends 1T external hard drive dropped - need recovery on the data Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !