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Undetected Clicking External Hard Drive

I have an external hard drive, it is about 250 GB and is a Seagate. One day for some reason when I plugged it in to connect it to my computer, all that would happen is the Seagate would click slowly and the computer would not detect it.

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Try another USB port. Reinstall if needed.

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Re: Undetected Clicking External Hard Drive

For starters, try to locatethe device in your "system devices" which may be accessed by right clicking my computer and going to properties. If it's there, right click it and remove it, then plug in your device again to see if it will recognize it.

If that doesn't work, try to CTRL ALT DELETE and locate a program that isn't standard but may have a something in common with the device name or software. Close that program then attach device again.

I have a busloink external drive and it's acted up several times, usually after reboot the software that exists asks me to reinstall it and I do and it works.

Let me know what happens.

Posted on Oct 19, 2009

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