07-03-2010 05:57 AM
Hi, I have Lenovo T400 which is not able to detect HDD.....One day I was working and it suddenly got blue and everything vanished. Now when I restart my laptop its hard disk is not detectable. I have checked the BIOS setting and also used bay to detect hard drive but no luck. I would appreciate if any one can help.
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07-03-2010 07:54 AM
Well consider yourself lucky that the drive died now instead of later when it would have destroyed even more of your data...
You can send it to a lab that will probably be able to extract your data for a not so modest fee. If its just aunt Mary's birthday photos you can try the freezer method after you re-installed everything on a new hdd. In any case, good luck!
07-03-2010 09:51 AM
$500 is probably the low end if they can trick the drive into actually working again. But the only 100% method is to disassemble the drive in a clean room and put the platters into a new housing, which will set you back quite a bit more.
Did you try the freezer trick?
07-03-2010 10:13 AM
so you have tried another hdd in your laptop and ascertained that it is not the laptop's hdd connection problem?