• If it was dropped the discs are probably damaged, you can't tell from looking at it though, unless you strip it down completely. If the discs are damaged there is no way of fixing them as far as I know, as they are magnetic and very sensitive.
    • mushroom
      Hard drives can be repaired by a clean-room shop, depending on the problem, but it can be expensive $100s to $1,000. If you hear the "click of death" when you power it on (a repetitive clunking or buzzing sound) it's probably too far gone.

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