How to recover data from a hard drive (stuck heads: buzzing, clicking, etc)

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Shared March 22, 2014

Does your hard drive make a buzzing noise when you turn it on? Or does it make clicking noises or not spin up? Well, in this video I will show you how to fix this fairly common problem which is caused by the drive's heads getting stuck on the platters. You'll definitely need this before starting:

In some cases, data recovery software may have to be used. Here is a good one to check out: Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery - Professional

Want to be extra safe? You can build a clean air enclosure. Here's a video all about that: