What happens to a hard drive that is not powered up when you drop it Tags: Hard Drives Storage Last response: January 14, 2013 3:34 AM in Storage Share Newfie1960 January 12, 2013 2:09:44 PM Hello, 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 More about : hard drive powered drop manofchalk a c 99 G Storage 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. m 0 l HerineKitty789 January 14, 2013 3:34:36 AM Is it broken? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources my external hard drive is not showing up in my computer. but it shows up on another? what happens to be the problem and how ca Forum SolvedWhat will happen if i have two hard drives and one hard drive fills up? Forum Solvedwhat happens if hard drive is near the motherboard Forum What will happen when I boot up off of an OEM Hard drive Forum what happens if I replace my original xbox hard drive Forum SolvedI dropped my laptop and something happened to the hard drive. Forum SolvedCan I plug a sata com cable into powered up hard drive Forum SolvedHard drive died, backed up data, What now?? Forum What can i do to recover my files? Hard drive drop! Forum What happens if I fill up my D drive on my computer? Forum What happens to your files when you configure something off your hard drive to a Forum SolvedI just got a new hard drive to install my games on and it isn't coming up in my computer what should i do? Forum Solvedwhat takes up space on my hard drive? not all available... Forum SolvedI also have a emachine and I switched a hard drive that had win 7 on it and it won't boot up so what can I do to fix it? Forum SolvedHard drive won't power up... Forum SolvedWhat Cables do I need to hook up a hard drive? Forum Only a portion of dropped hard drive Showing up in Disk Management, not explorer Forum SolvedSpare hard drive - when connect won't allow PC to power up Forum Solveddell insiron dropped no crack in screen but powers up and screen is various colors, cannot see any icons but looks like hard d Forum SolvedPlease help Lacie Hard Drive is beeping when I turn it on. What is happening??? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !