Well, then I guess your disk's read-write actuator is faulty, in that case, it might be hard for you to recover. Better give it to a recovery company. Any thoughts Abhiram Shibu ?I think its Physical damage. Its not even showing up on the system when connected, and producing a loud repeating "clicking" noise.
That is called click of death or click of doom buddy.. Either platter is damaged or the head. In either case there might be a need for a head transplant and recovery hardware (for ignoring errors faster) to get data back. This is what they do at data recovery center....I think its Physical damage. Its not even showing up on the system when connected, and producing a loud repeating "clicking" noise.
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