I've got a 6-7 year old laptop hard drive that flat out won't spin up either plugged into an enclosure or in the laptop. It's likely the motor has died. I've tried the "freezer trick" and that doesn't help (I wasn't too confident it would). I'm looking into data recovery companies and it looks like any actual mechanical hard drive work (involving a screwdriver and potentially a clean room) costs quite a bit and many of the "recovery for $199 flat rate" doesn't apply to these situations.
Anyone know of a reputable company that doesn't charge too much? Or suggestions? Bear in mind it's an old drive and trying to just replace the logic board is probably difficult, at best.