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WD3200BMV not recognized on my laptop

I used my WD3200BMV on another laptop to save some info and when I plugged in back into my laptop it is not working....will not open, says I need to reformat.....I have a ton of important documents, pics, homework that I MUST retrieve....please help

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Try plugging it back into the last laptop it worked in, the other one. and then see if you can 'safely remove' the hardware instead of just unplugging the usb. now try it in your computer.

if thats no good. reboot your laptop, and try to use a one of its different USB ports.

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