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Client Emails – Samsung Hard Disk Recovery Issues

Samsung M3 500GB USB 3.0 Slimline Portable Hard Drive
I have a Samsung M3 500GB USB 3.0 Slimline Portable Hard Drive and I used in on my computer today. I had to reboot my computer but then the hard drive is not showing as USB drive. It is appearing as a local drive instead when I check “My Computer”. It also says that I should reformat the hard drive but this worries me a lot because that will wipe all my files clean. I am now using it on a different computer but I am still experiencing the same problem. I don’t want to reformat the hard drive because I have lots of files there that I need.

Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0GB/s 3.5″ Internal Bare Hard Drive
I know I did something careless with my PC but I am still looking forward that the damage isn’t that bad and I can still recover my files from this. I plugged on wrong power source, which burnt the electronics on my Samsung F3 internal hard drive. It was an honest mistake but I guess I could’ve been more careful. Anyway, I tried to plug a USB adapter on the hard drive but then smoke began to come out. The thing that began spilling smoke was from the bottom of the hard drive that is directly above the screw that attaches the drive to the computer.