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Acomdata 320GB drive is not recognized

Red drive light comes on, device connects, but is not recognized by any system I've attached it to. I've tried multiple USB ports, rebooted, checked device manager (not listed as drive, but is listed as unknown device in USB section), etc. NO GO. Any ideas?

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Hi,

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.

Send me an update once you have tried this suggestions and let me know how you made out. If you require the help of a pro for the final steps, reply with your country and region and I will locate a reputable facility to assist you further.

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