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Data Recovery Cost?


babybell

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I have only had my 'WD - My Book' External Hard Drive for two months but this afternoon it has failed to power on. My PC is fine, but when I connect my external hard drive, the power light just flashes and it fails to boot up.

I have checked the WD website and it says this indicates a drive failure. I know its under warrenty, but I have so many photos and pictures on the drive I am sick with worry about getting them back?

How much would a data recovery company charge me to get the information back?

I have checked my warrenty and it says that WD accept no responsibility for recovery, so it looks like I'm forking out for this myself!!!

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onthelimit1

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' i think its just a problem with the power' In which case the adaptor route would enable you to recover any data on the drive.

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babybell

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Hi guys, I purchased the cable that onthelimit1 suggested, I've removed the hard-drive from the casing and connected it directly to the PC. I switched the power on and....nothing...just a flashing power light, which was the problem before which the original power cable straight into the hard-drive.

What hope is there now for my external hard-drive and all my information on it?

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