Solved 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 Reply to sarge67 Best solution phil22 a c 79 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. Reply to phil22 Share Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedFailing hard drive: Shows in BIOS, can't access files Forum Can't access files in External Hard Drive as it doesn't show up! Forum Can't Copy Files From a Failing Hard Drive Forum Hard Drive BCD Is Corrupted (Can't access files) Forum My Comuter connects to my external hard drive, but i cant access the files Forum Can't access BIOS after second hard drive is connected Forum can't boot or access bios with hard drive Forum Hard drive: Shows in BIOS, can\'t run fdisk Forum Can\'t access files on a Verbatim external hard drive Forum Can't access files on a Verbatim external hard drive Forum SolvedSeconday HDD shows in BIOS / Disk Mgr but can't access it (photos) Forum Cant access files in hard drive Forum Acer Aspire 4810T hard drive failed and cannot access bios Forum Windows xp failing to install, SATA hard drive doesn't show up in bios. Forum just built a pc. fired it up and cant find my hard drive?. its not showing in the bios. when i put os disc in it says no drive Forum My secondary hard drive showing up but cant access Forum Solvedmy pc won't load any hard drive. it shows in the bios option, but goes no where when try to boot or install windows Forum SolvedHow do you get a Toshiba external hard drive to pop up once usb cord is plugged in so that i can access my files? Forum SolvedI have an older desk top computer that I need to access hard drive and retrieve pictures and files. I do not have a monitor bu Forum SolvedSamsung external hard drive: my computer shows disk had occupied space but upon opening disk shows no files :( Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !