Failed/Failing Components


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Finally if none of the other techniques mentioned can repair your hard drive then there may be no choice then to replace failing internal hard drive components.
Through are affiliates we can get your hard drives heads , magnetic platters and drive motors replaced at prices which are highly competitive.
The pictures below display critical internal components


Magnetic Surface
The silver disc ,see right, is the magnetic medium on which information is stored. If this starts to fail you may see the following error
  • BAD BLOCK DETECTED


The motor spindle
, see pic right, when this fails you may hear a buzzing noise and/or the drive powers up then shuts down. Replacing the heads while fixable is costly and requires a CLEANROOM facility


The Head Assembly
When the HSA fails or is failing you may hear a CLICKING NOISE. This is the sound of the arm hitting a stop. Replacing the heads while fixable is costly and requires a CLEANROOM facility


For an excellent article on Hard Drive components and their function see here.

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