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Dropped Hard Drive - Wont read - Cant test

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I have a hard drive that was dropped while it was operating and is no longer readable. When I plug it into a working system to test and possibly recover data i a get weird error.

When running WD Data Lifgaurd tests on the drive, it thinks that the drive has 0mb of space on it, so it only tests 0mb, and gives me a passing grade on every test.

Im thinking as a last ditch effort to remove the cover and see if the r/w arm is stuck. Or do you think I am better off taking it to a professional.
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