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External Hard Drive problem - Why God!? Why!!?

Ok, i have a problem that doesn't need to be a problem and i'm hoping that I can get some help here cause I'm at my witts end. I have a Maxtor personal storage 3100 External hard drive. Earlier today it worked perfectly when i shut my laptop down. When i started it back up, my computer couldn't find the EHD. I checked it out and saw that the green light in front was just blinking, not a constant light quivering like it used to. I checked the power supply and nothing seemed out of whack until i tried a different power cord, the light started slowly blinking...weird. I need some help from anybody that can help me! I have all my music stored, all my pictures, everything on this. I don't want to lose all these files. If there is any way that I can fix of salvage my files, Please let me know I lost the power cord to my maxtor hard drive. Seagate Tech. sent me a new power adapter, a week later, free of charge! Plugged it in and got the blinking green light, then orange, now it doesn't work at all. whats the Deal? Open it up? thank you.

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Sure..the power is not the key issue..what you might consider, is calling a local computer fix it shop, and ask how much to recover that data..then, you may be well advised to consider an online back utility, such as you can find here.

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