Dropped Hard Drive Not Working

A lot of people wouldn’t expect a simple, two foot drop of your external hard drive to cost you your files. Hard Drives are very sensitive. We have seen drops as small as from the couch onto a soft carpet decimate the heads within a hard drive.

Hard Drive Protection Tips

  • Be very careful with your external hard drives. Set them down gently on any surface. Also, of course, make sure they are never dropped, even a simple two feet.
  • Keep hard drives in a protective case, preferably with ample padding, if you have to move them.
  • Store devices out of reach of any children, or other individuals who do not understand how to handle sensitive equipment.

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