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I have a SImple Tech/Simple Drive(150GB) FAILURE-

I have a SImple Tech/Simple Drive(150GB) and as of 2 days ago when I plugged it in,and turned it on the blue light that once would blink and then turn off- stays on and then a message that reads something to the effect that the disk can't be read and I can either initialize/ignore/eject. So far I have not initialized because I am hoping I can rescue the data.
The model # is 96300-40001-001
thanks for ANY assistance.

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There are many reasons why a drive may fail, if the data on it is very important you should not try to fix it yourself, but rather take the drive to a reputable data recovery service, you can search on the net for one near you. If the data is not so important and you want to try to fix it yourself, you can download a data recovery program such as Zar from www.z-a-recovery.com These programs will normally try to fix the problem and if any data can be recovered, they will let you know. You will then need to buy the program to actually recover the data

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