Failing hard drive: Shows in BIOS, can\'t access files Tags: Hard Drives BIOS Error Message Storage Last response: February 15, 2013 8:28 PM in Storage Share sarge67 February 15, 2013 4:10:23 PM Hard Drive error message comes up on screen can't reboot system. I need files off the hard drive what can be done? More about : failing hard drive shows bios access files phil22 a c 77 G Storage February 15, 2013 8:28:36 PM Provided it hasn't failed altogether, install the drive as a second drive inside a working computer, or fit it inside a hard drive enclosure and plug it into a USB port on a working computer. If it has already failed completely, only a data-recovery can help you, and their charges are painfully high. All of this could have been avoided if you had kept your data backed up on a different hard drive, or even backed up on optical discs. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumFailing hard drive : Shows in BIOS , can't access files ForumJust installed windows 7, can't access 2nd hard drive ForumNeed Help: Can't access data on slave drive Win7 ForumCan't access BIOS on Dell Dimension E521 after BIOS update ForumCan't See Files on Hard Drive in Windows 7 ForumCan't access files on a Verbatim external hard drive ForumHard drive : Shows in BIOS , can\'t run fdisk ForumCannot boot from .iso files ; cannot access BIOS . ForumQuestion in regards to failing hard drive & replacement ForumHard drives keep failing ForumHard drive failure after virus now cant access ForumNAS Failed, HDD ok, cant access my data ForumI can see my external hard drive in device manager, but not able to access it ForumCAN'T ACCESS BIOS HELP ForumCan\'t access files on a Verbatim external hard drive ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumWhat to do if the external hard disk is not working ForumSlow Hard Drive Pissing Me Off ForumHard Disk Fell off ForumHow to initialize hard drive if locked by BIOS More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !