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Portable Hard Disk not being recognised

I have a portable 60 gb hard disk. ( Brand Buffalo). When I switched on the computer my keyboard would not function and I noticed that my portable hard disk was not showing up in explorer. When I rebooted, the keyboard started doing fine but the hard disk is still not showing up. I changed the case thinking that it might be the case. But that does not seem to be the problem .

I have important data on it...any advice as to how to get it working or just recover the data.

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Re: Portable Hard Disk not being recognised

If you cannot get the USB connection working, you can recover the data by taking the drive out of the case and connecting it directly to the PC as a second drive.  Make sure the jumper settings are correct for use as a second drive.  You can get the drive information and jumper settings from the web site of the drive manufacturer.

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