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Computer freezes when started.

Remove the External hard drives which are connected and try. Most of the time it works.

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my wd3200me was working now not

Try connecting to a different USB port on your computer.

Try a different USB cable.

Try connecting it to a different computer.

If it still does not work, either:
* the USB-to-disk-drive adapter has failed
* the disk-drive has failed

If the former, open the case, and remove the disk-drive,
and temporarily connect this "internal" disk-drive as a "slave" disk-drive into any desktop computer, and copy all the files. Or, remove the disk-drive, buy a new "empty" external-adapter, and install your disk-drive into the new case.

If all else fails, search online for "Data Recovery Services".
These type of companies are expensive, but they can "recover" files from almost any hard-drive that has "failed".

Jan 02, 2010 | Western Digital Elements powered by WD 320...

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External hard drive emits noise and disconnects within 60 seconds

please try changing the hard disk compartment and thanks for your question

May 20, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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how does a external USB SATA drive dock

yes you can but whether that would make it work or not is a different story.

It depends if the hard drive is still working or not however it would test for certain whether it is working or not.

Apr 14, 2009 | Fantom Titanium II (TFD500C16) 500 GB USB...

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