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My desk top cannot recognize device, its plug in the usb pot , red light is on on the device yet computre cannot recognize it

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If the light is on it only confirms that you have power, if it doesn't work on other ports or another computer then it's likely the circuitry of either the drive or shell is damaged, take it to a computer store and have the techs swap it into a new shell(about $40). Then have them test it, if it works you're done, if not then it is the circuitry in the drive itself that is damaged and you will need to send it for data recovery if you want the files back.

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Try an new USB cord. If nothing happens, then most like scenario is the controller card went out on the case housing the hard drive. Easy way to test is open the case, remove the hard drive and conect it to your pc or take it to a repair shop to hac=ve the hard drive tested. Usually, shops won't chare for this. If hard drive is good, pick you up a new external hard drive case.$20 or less online.
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