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Device cannot work

My 160 gb simple drive wont work. when i plug the usb port in, yhe found new hardware icon pops the immeadetly after i get a pop sayingcannot connect to device. ive used it many times but never had this problem. ive unplugged it may times without going to the safley remove hardware icon, now the comp. dosent reckognize it anymore

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Try cleaning your computer for spyware and viruses. Also try cleaning your registry out using a utility. Do your USB ports on the computer work with any other devices? Try using different USB ports and make sure theres no faults in you device list with the USB drivers. Let me know more info. What OS are you using. By unplugging it without safely removing is most dangerous to Flash memory but it's definitely possible to damage a hard drive by doing so. You might have corrupted your drive. Hope this helps.

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