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Peter, on the premise this is new to you and you didn't buy it with stuff you want to keep ...
It may not be mounting/showing up because it's not formatted -- the computer may be seeing it, but it's not capable of reading it, or there's a problem.
This runs off USB, not eBay, ports -- and, as you say, does not need an external power supply.
If you're on Windows XP or Windows Vista, you'll typically want to reformat to "NTFS" ... the default specifications, if you're given an option, will work fine.
Some documentation is here:
Posted on Dec 07, 2008
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