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How to check if hard drive is physically damaged?

Discussion in 'Storage Drives' started by BBGodzilla, 15 May 2010.

  1. BBGodzilla

    Associate

    Joined: 13 May 2010

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    Hi, all. By accident I have dropped my 1TB Segate External Hard drive. I connected it to a PC and everything seems fine but I want to know whether there is a program that can tell me if my hard drive is physically broken inside? I have lots of valuable data on this hard drive - how can I check? :rolleyes:

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  2. Hagar

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  3. DIABLO

    Soldato

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 5,492

    Location: N.Devon

    If the data is so valuable why you keeping it on an external drive with i guess no backup?