Question about LaCie Ethernet Disk Mini, 500 GB Hard Disk Drive with Gigabit Ethernet & USB 2.0 Interface, 7200 rpm... IDE Hard Drive

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I have LaCie 500 GB Exernal Hard Drive. I was transferring some data from my computer into the hard drive. The hard drive fell off and stopped working. When i connect it to power, the power light doesn't light, and the hard drive isn't connecting neither to my computer nor to my home cinema as it used to do. When i connect it to power, it makes an abnormal sound. Would you please helpe me solve this problem. I have files stored in the Hard drive if it's not functionning then i'm gonna lose them. Helpe me please.

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Sounds like the power supply in the external case has gone bad (or going bad)...

If you have another external case, AND the drive itself is not damaged, you can move the drive to an external case.. Alternately, depending on the connection (IDE/SATA) you can move the drive internally to your computer.

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