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My external hard drive was will not power on. I believe lightning from an electrical storm has caused the damage. I dont know if it is the hard drive or the ac power supply? i need to get it fixed... can anyone help?

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Try plugging in the Hard disk to some other power outlet, if it still does not power on , you may need to replace the drive. Sometimes, the problem maybe with the connector that is used to connect your hard disk to the main power supply. Check this cable with some other Hard disk to make sure there are no problems with the cable. If this also does not work , try getting a replacement (Incase your product is still under warranty).

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