Question about Maxtor DiamondMax 10 6L300R0 (6L300R020PK) 300 GB Hard Drive

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Hard drive connects and then disconnects quickly

I have the Maxtor diamondmax 10, 300gb SATA. When i hook up the hard drive it connects properly thru an external enclosure, it shows up in device manager but before it appears in my computer it disconnects and shows up as an unknown usb device. Even when i have it hooked up internally the system boots slowly and then the hard drive is unreadable. What can i do to fix it?

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Sounds like a bad solder joint or break on the circuit board. If the data on it is important, you may need to use a data retrieval service.

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