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Maxtors are very vulnerable to overheating, power surges and bad power supply unit combined with power streak is usually enough to burn spindle motor controller chip on the logic board. Any further attempts to read it would just add up to the problems and make more data unrecoverable. In our lab we use special imaging tools that are capable of reading raw sector data ignoring sector checksum check. Most often this a sign of bad heads , but before doing any clean room work, it is very important to perform accurate diagnostics and eliminate a chance of possible firmware corruption that sometimes could also cause clicking. If you attempt to boot up from such drive or read any data from it you would get “Disk boot failure.

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Maxtor DiamondMax 17 – hard drive – GB – ATA Overview – CNET

If one of the modules becomes corrupted the whole hard drive micro-operating system can’t boot up, the drive can’t initialize correctly and stops working.

Stay away from those companies. My laptop nor any other computer recognizes the HD. If you attempt to boot up from such drive or read any data from it you would get “Disk boot failure. Maxtors are very vulnerable to overheating, power surges and bad power supply unit combined with power streak is usually enough to burn spindle motor controller chip on the logic board.

Salt 6g106p0 City, Utah, USA Maxtors also well-known for their line of “musical” hard drives that have very high rate of bearings failures.

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System Area occupies the negative cylinders, usually on the inner diameter and contains a number of firmware modules. Firmware of the drive is not located on the PCB as most people think. Data recovery in such case involves removing platters from such musical drive in class clean room environment and transplanting them into matching donor.

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All the information below is based solely on our experience and we do not make any claims regarding reliability of the specific model. As soon as you start experiencing such symptoms while reading important files stop the drive immediately and consider sending it to a data recovery lab for diagnostics. Maxtors also well-known for their line of “musical” hard drives that have very high rate of bearings failures.

Another issue typical for Maxtor hard drives is damage to the components on the circuit board PCB. Main part of firmware is stored on the platter in so-called System Service Area. Maxtor hard drives are well-known for their firmware problems. In our lab we use special imaging tools that are capable of reading raw sector data ignoring sector checksum check.

I have 2x Maxtor 6GP0and one of them started to making noises – the same as you mention on your website. It is not an easy “firmware flashing”; it is quite a complicated procedure and requires use of specialized expensive equipment and deep knowledge of hard drive design and data recovery technology. Whenever the drive hits such unreadable bad sector it could start freezing, scratching, ticking and sometimes loud clicking: No noise comes from the drive, only the blue power light comes on and is steady.

My son has a 6GP0 Drive which felt down. When I start the computer, hard disc 6g60p0 making noises and it is like that for 30 seconds, then it is quiet, but bios says there is an error on disc drive and Windows recognizes it as unreadable.

Luckily, it doesn’t usually require opening the HDD in clean room and ordering donor drives, so data recovery in this case shouldn’t be too expensive. Currently there is no way to fix this type of problem at home.

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The drive spins up and the head starts clicking right from the beginning with a regular constant sound: We are not affiliated in any way 6f160p0 hard drive manufacturers. Should this occur the maxtoor would reboot itself, you would normally notice acrid smoke and smell coming from your PC maxtorr when powered on the drive would not spin up at all.

We see mostly failed drives in our lab and therefore we don’t have complete statistics. It is sad, because I have 30 GB of videos, music and pictures there I would like to recover. If you experience any of the symptoms described above with your Maxtor 6GP0 please feel free to contact us to get upfront quote on data recovery from your failed drive.

There is one more problem that is typical for all manufactured hard drives: We have seen a number of websites lately cloning information from our pages.

They can steal information but they can’t steal knowledge and experience. Maxor often this a sign of bad headsbut before doing any clean room work, it is very important to perform accurate diagnostics and eliminate a chance of possible firmware corruption that sometimes could also cause clicking.

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If you hear your Maxtor hard drive making some other unusual noises visit maztor Hard Drive Sounds page for more examples. This complex and precise procedure requires a lot of experience and use of specialized in-house tools to maintain platters in alignment. When this occurs spindle gets stuck and motor voice coil starts producing nice futuristic cell phone melody or siren: