It honestly stopped working on its own but I doubt my dad would believe that. Mike even paid to send it in to get a replacement, a brand new one that's even better, but we have no idea what to tell him.
hard drives break nothing last for ever. stuff is built to break so you have to buy new stuff it's economic design you know the facts that crap doesn't last
just be honest.was there anything important that your dad lost? maybe he will understand