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My seagate 320gb external hard drive indication light is flashing and it is not showing as a external storage device on my laptop. I have tried disconecting it then rebooting my computer,turning the computer off then rebooting with the hard drive plugged back in, with no success. can anyone help

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Hi, you may want to try connecting it by USB if you're currently using firewire or the other way around and see if it works. If this fails, you are probably better off using diagnostics by Seagate @ http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=7f4e19e0babfd010VgnVCM100000dd04090aRCRD&locale=en-US#. Try to use the Troubleshooting or FAQ or if you feel comfortable using their utilities, download SeaTools. Hope this be of help to you. Good luck.

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