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I droped my WD external hard disk

I have a Western Digital 160GB and I drop it on the floor from my coffee table accidently. When I tried plugging it in, it lighted up but it doesn't appear in My Computer. It seems like itcannot be detected by my laptop. Is there a way to repair it or at least recover my data?

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  • undercovred1 Feb 12, 2009

    in fact my laptop detect it, the sign of connectinga USB in the right corner of the task bar appears, but when i open my computer, i dont see it .....

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    i have the same problem where my WD passport fell from the table onto the carpet. Since then although the computer recognizes a USB device is connected, the file explorer (windows) shows none. While I do see the power light on the hard drive.

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If it is under warrnaty you have to replace it..and if not detected u can't recover data...

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