Le vendredi 20 août 2010 à 20:35 +0100, Conor Mac Aoidh a écrit :
>> I'm trying to diagnose a problem I'm having with my old hard drive - 500GB
> Western Digital. Bought it in 2007 and it was working fine up until two
> months ago. It now turns on and isn't recognised by the computer. There
> could also be a power problem as it tends to turn off when its moved.
>> So I opened it up today and I can't see anything obviously wrong with it but
> that's because I don't really know what to look for! Can anyone recommend
> any trouble shooting techniques?
disconnect+ reconnect and check for disk in bios
if bios does not see it try spare SATA cable swap power cable.
also remove all other hdd and listen for spin up.
> It has a sata power connection, a serial data connection and a connection
> labeled as "Factory Jumper Settings". So where do I go from here?
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