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What happens to a hard drive that is not powered up when you drop it

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January 12, 2013 2:09:44 PM

I prchaed a hard drive and when I took it out of the packae I dropped it on a concrete floor. Is thsi drive still safe to use
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January 12, 2013 2:14:34 PM

It can still break when not powered on.

Plug it in and hope for the best. If it doesn't work, return the drive to the store and say it's broken. Just don't let on that your the one who broke it.
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