Question about Seagate Free Agent Go Small 12 GB USB External HD ST600121GSA1E1-RK USB 2.0 Hard Drive

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Drive is a blinking brick of garbage.

Device worked fine for a little over a year and then it magically decided to stop being recognized by my computer. I left it plugged into the wall, but it shuts off when you disconnect the USB cable. Well, it decided to keep running without being connected to the computer and *Poof* Tried throwing it in the freezer to recover the files, no effect. Going to try throwing it through a Walmart window.

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Is the hard drive a USB external device?
Does the hard drive spin up at all or does it make clicking sounds?
If the hard drive spins it may not be faulty, it may be a faulty USB hard drive adapter case.
Put the hard drive in another USB hard drive adapter and connect it to a computer, if it still doesn't work then the hard drive has died.

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