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My network wont detect wd my book world edition 500 GB HD

I had my book world edition 500 gb for a few months now. recently when i access it through my network (since its plugged into my wireless home router) it does not turn up. i have to unplug it and restart it for it to show. then after a few hours it goes back off the grid. my computer detects it but cannot access it. when i have vista diagnose the problem, i am told it is because of a firewall but i dont have any firewalls set up on this comp.

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