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PC stopped reading Cavalry External HardDrive

I have a 250GB external hard drive connected to my PC running Windows XP MCE. The drive is a Cavalry Mobile Storage CAUC37250 USB 2.0/Westen Digital WD Caviar Enhanced IDE Hard Drive WD2500BB. The unit powers up and powers off, but whent eh unit is on the blue light on the front just blinks and the PC doesn't recognize that it's connected. Please tell me someone has a trick to get my data off of there. I was an idiot and had some important files saved only to that external hard drive.

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  • Spaceboy Dec 13, 2007

    Good call! The enclosure was bad. Got a new cheap one off of newegg.com and got my hard drive back from the dead. Thanks!

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I have a feeling its not the hard drive thats bad i think it sounds like the case .
you can try buying another case and transfering the hard drive to it the case is around $20.00

Posted on Dec 05, 2007

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