My Seagate 500gb SATA drive seems to have failed. Computer gets stuck and BIOS splash screen when HD is attached. Had no signs of trouble, just working one day, and not the next.
When unplugged I can access BIOS (f2) and or bootmenu (f12), other then that when drive is attached computer if frozen at splash screen
Bought a new hard drive, same model and size, reloaed windows and everything workes great. All cables are secure and are in excellent condition, no problems with computer (only 3 months old).
so I Tried to hook it up as a 2nd drive to try to recover some data, computer will not recognize it still.
I am looking to recover my pictures of my family from the drive, other then that i do not care what happens to drive or void of warranty.
Im new to Hardware repair, have good knowledgebase orf software and software repair
Any comment or suggestions would be appreciated
thank you in advance for your time