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. 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHow to recover data from a dropped broken external hard drive ForumHELP!!! Dropped my 1tb external hard drive now wont work ForumDropped external hard drive ForumDropped external hard drive help ForumDropped external hard drive ForumI dropped my external hard disk and my laptop can't detect it anymore ForumMy external hard drive dropped ForumI dropped my lg 1tb external hard disk now it is not working ForumHelp I dropped my seagate external hard drive ! It will not connect! ForumDropped external hard drive .. ForumDropped laptop- restore via external drive ? ForumWho repairs dropped External Hard drives? ForumDropped Hard drive ForumWho repairs dropped External Hard drives? ForumDropped hard drive ForumDropped hard drive , still spins, but no data. ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumCant get my PC to see SATA drive on Promise controller card ForumLaptop hard drive accessable but telling me to replace? Forum[Solved] External SATA drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !