I have a client's hard drive that crashed on a computer we sold them 8 months ago. The drive spins up, doesn't click but is not detected at all in bios.
Model is a WD 1600AAJS
I've tried a different system board off of a newer model 1600AAJS but same problem.
Client needs data off of the drive, but before I try sending it out maybe someone here has something else I can try. I've fixed other drives in the past by searching for an exact firmware match of the system board but that's only worked for me on drives that didn't spin up at all (power issue)
If I do need to send it out what is the best cost effective place? I'm an ontrack reseller and they're excellent but I don't know if the client is going to want to pony up the $2k.