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Transcend Storejet mobile 320 gb portable hard drive

The above mentioned hard drive is not being detected by my comp all of a sudden.. it was working fine uptil now.. now when i connect it, a blue light doesnt appear on the hard drive and i cant even feel it working.. i just hear a small, faint beeping sound when i bring it close to the ear. I have all my important data on it and i hope i it does not get erased.. could anyone please suggest or help me with this problem? I would really appreciate it.

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