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My western digital 400GB SATA hard drive wont work.

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by stilts07, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. stilts07

    stilts07 Member

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    When i start my computer, the hard drive makes 3 beep sounds then shuts off. I even took out the hard drive and plugged it into a USB to Sata device into a working desktop computer and does the same thing. What should i do?
     
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    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    get a new drive as that 1 is dead.
     
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    what could have caused this?
     
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    could have been anything to do with the drive not the computer. hope you had your info saved on another drive as a backup.
     
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    Yes, luckily i had all my files backed up on an external HD, sad thing is i have to wait to get a new HD :(
     

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