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WD HD's USB connected but doesn't show up in "My Computer"

My 320GB Western Digital HD..
it's stated that the USB is connected but doesn't show up in "My Computer"
and it stopped spinning 4 to 5 seconds after I have connected.
I would really appreciate it if anyone can help me identify the cause of it and the solution..

'cause all my stuffs are inside there and are very important to me...
and i was crying like mad because of this...

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Is it only on ur computer?
what operating system do u have?

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clarification!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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