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Is there any hope for this hard drive?

Is there any hope for this hard drive?

Got a new computer for Christmas and yanked the 2nd hard drive out of the old computer, to use as a data drive. Connected it to the new computer successfully with a USB/IDE bridge I had laying around. Went back and forth from the old to the new computer several times with no problems. Obviously I disconnected it from one of the computers the wrong way. Now neither of the computers recognizes the drive at all. Any trick or gimmick I can use to undo whatever damage I've done? Or am I doomed, and this hard drive is now trashed?

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Guest [Entry]

"did you connect the hard drive to the IDE port of the old computer? maybe it's just the USB adapter that's toast.

edit: by 'didn't read it' do you mean the drive is not recognized in the BIOS?"
Guest [Entry]

"It depends on the damge to the drive. Like Wil said, look at the pins. Also, post more info about the drives here for more help.

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The drive could just be dead. Like you said, it's old."