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Bought 500Gb two months ago,greatproduct.My wife has put 4 months of college photography on the hardrive and has had no problems retrieving.Suddenly two nights ago stopped working,power light is on computer says it is working,have tried 3 separate USB cables but is does not register on the Usb hub as being connected nor on My Computer and there is a regular intermittent buzzing sound

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Plug it into a friend's computer (in the same cables as his main drive) (Turn the system off and pull the plug out first!) Tell us if it works there.

Data loss happens all the time for various reasons. That's why you need to learn how to use a CD burning program to transfer the pictures to CD's. If you don't want to burn often, get yourself a 16GB little flash drive at least.

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