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Wd portable hd - device attached to this system is malfunctioned

Usb device attached to this system is malfunctioned, windows could not recognize this, other usb disks except this wre detected. I have tried disconnecting and reconnecting on 3 computers with 3 different usb cords - same error.

can data be removed from this portable hard and transfered? or have I lost all the data?

Please advise.

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It could be that the Hard Drive inside the enclosure still works, not sure if you care about voiding any warranty as opening it up will likely do, but there is a very slight chance that the Hard Drive itself will let you get the data off it. I am not sure what the connector to the drive is on the inside though as I have not taken one apart myself, :).

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