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My hard dosn't work but the led is on when i connect

My external hard drive does not work.one of my friends said that it can be repaired

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It can be repaired not by anyone.
dont try to open the hard disk.
Once it get opened it wont work.
Try fixing with a hard disk technician.

They will fix the disk inside a dark chamber which should be
dust free and moisture free.

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