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My hdd 250gb external drive has stopped being recognised by pc

When booting up the pc will not recognise the external hard drive.i ge the following message

the specified I/O operation on\device\harddrive3\dr14 was not completed before the time out perion expired

ive tried different pc and different cable and tried rebooting etc.
the drive sounds normal and the light flickers at the start as though its trying to connect.

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