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Freecom 400gb not being detected

ok iv had this freecom 400gb external hardrive for quite a while and i backed up files from my old computer (xp) and transfered them to my new laptop (vista) no problem...since then i havnt used it...OK i need to use it again as my laptop memorys becoming quite full.
1) i plug in power cable turn on via switch...it gently hums and the 400gb text on the front lights up.2) plug into windows vista laptop3) nothing happens...it doesnt appear in a little popup window like a memory stick and it doesnt appear in My Computer 4) i take the same steps with my mums xp compter...still nothing.
if anybody could help i would really like to run this on my vista laptop...but i dont mind using my mums xp computer if thats the only way i can get it working.
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You may need to format it via Computer Management->Disk Management if there is nothing in it.

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