Phillips External Hard Drive



Have a external hard drive. Was working fine until a few weeks ago, Connected to laptop, turned on, laptop would not recognise, also continual pinging noise coming from inside.

Turned off tried again same thing. Turned off, connected to pc exactly the same.

any ideas, as I need to recover photos which are on the external drive.


Welcome to the forums deltahotel6

Unusual noises coming from a hard drive is not a good sign.

I’m going to move your thread to our hard drive forum, where you should get more informed help.


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