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I have a problem with my external drive

I have a problem with my External Hard drive. When i connect it to Laptop, it cannot read on my laptop or any other computer.

What can I do? Can any one help me please?

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  • Dan Todd May 11, 2010

    Most external hard drives are powered by USB. Is yours? Is it a dual purpose, as in a storage drive and back up unit? If it is, there should be software for it. Is it new? Did you just get it? Or did it simply stop performing? Let us know.



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Take apart the casing and reseat the connectors to the hard drive and then see if the computer recognizes it.

If that fails, then take the hard drive out of the casing and hook it up directly to the inside of the computer and see if the BIOS recognizes it.


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