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Undetected in mac

Hi, i have a toshiba calmee titan 500GB. All this time it worked fine with my mac, but suddenly it went undetected in my mac. The blue light in the hard disk is on every time I plug it into the mac, but even after minutes-hours of waiting, no external hard disk was detected on the mac. I don't know what to do, i've plugged in every usb slots there is on my mac and it's still undetected. Help!?!

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This could eitehr be a physical problem due to drive damage or possibly a problem with the spindle. Can you hear the drive spinning up when the blue lights flash?

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