Hard drive clicking. what's the recovery hope?
Posted on 2013-12-18
My Dell system was making a lot of noise, which we had to investigate and on opening I discovered the source of the noise was the SATA hard drive (the secondary hard drive, primary drive is SSD)
On removing the drive and trying to start it again (all carefully) it now makes a chunky clicking sound on start up. (note despite it being very noisy, I could still access the drive before I shut down)
What’s the chance of being able to recover the data on this using in house tools?
It’s not critical data, but it would be nice to have?
Thanks in advance.