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I can´t see the portable hard drive unit in my pc

I speak a little english. my problem is that i can´t see the portable hard drive unit in my pc. what can i do for resolving this problem ? When I connect the device, the computer does not recognize it and I cannot see the drive in My Computer. Only the blue light continue to blink. I have also tried using the "Add Hardware" function, but the computer does not find it - manually trying to find the driver also does not help. Any suggestions??
My computer runs on Windows Vista.

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First, try to connect it to a different computer, to see if it can be read on _any_ computer at all.

Second, check the warranty-status of the unit; if the warranty still is valid, Verbatim will replace the hardware (but will NOT make any attempts to 'recover' your files).

Third, an external drive has two major components -- the disk-drive and the USB-to-disk-drive adapter. Open the enclosure, and remove the disk-drive, and connect it as a 'slave' disk-drive in a desktop computer, to see if that interface hardware is the problem.

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