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PC not recognising HD

I have a 320GB FA Porsche external HD. I've had it for at least 1.5years...it has been playing up recently. I plug it in and it flashesred and yellow then stays yellow. I notice it stays red when beingrecognised previously. What do i do?

I've tried to find it using disk manager...not there
I've tried using different usb cable...nothing

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    P. Thomas May 11, 2010

    sounds like the drive controller board developed a problem. do you have a back up of that data on the drive?

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I havea Western Digital Mybook that did that. I was out of warranty and didn't feel like paying a butload for data recovery, so i ripped out the sata hard drive, and it works like a charm. If youhave a warranty you could try or look on the the manufacture's website and findany support. If all alse fails get out the screw driver.

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