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Western Digital Passport 320 gb works fine on one computer but

Is unreadable by another. Both are macs. When I plug it into the oldermac no icon appears and when i open disk utility and try to fool aroundwith it, it doesn't allow me to do anything. i've pressed ''initialize''to try to fix the problem but I can't figure it out. The weird thing isthat it used to work up until a few days ago on this computer whichdoesn't make sense. The only thing different is that my sisterdownloaded a file sharing program, but I don't know why that wouldeffect anything. Please help! And thank you for your time.

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Good day sir/maam, try to scan first you pc with antivirus software. there are viruses that can harm your drive. if you cant find any viruses, format it on a friend PC with a good antivirus program. still cant detect? chances are your 320 gb hard drive is done, my guess is the interface circuit, but you can get the internal unit. dismantle the passport to get the drive. use it as your separate internal hard drive. If things still cant be solve, sad to say this you need to buy a new one. hope this helps. feel free to ask again. thanks

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