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External hard drive can not be read by the computer

My Seagate 40 GB external hard drive was disconnected from my computer without being ejected and now an error message reads each time I plug it in. It reads: Disk Insertion- The disk you are inserting can not be read by this computer. and then there are 3 options; Initialize, Ignore, Eject. I tried plugging it into 2 other computers and the same error came up. The icon won't show up on my desktop or on the hard drive but when I check Disk Utilities it will show up but can not be read.

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The hard drive was originally formatted for a PC and I was using it with Mac products. I had to delete all the information on the hard drive so that I could reformat the external hard drive to work with my Macbook Pro. 

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