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Can't find external HD anymore

I moved offices, and when i re-hooked up the computer, i can't locate my external hard drive anymore. it lights up, and sounds like its turning away in there, but i can't find it on my computer.
I even borrowed my father-in-law's laptop, but it doesn't show up there either.
One more thing, it kind of fell while we were moving it....i'd say about 2.5 - 3 feet maybe, on to carpeted floor. It was unplugged and everything at the time.

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Even a short drop like that can produce a deadly blow to a disc type hard drive. Here is their website which has a diagnostics tool for the hard drive available. Good luck, hope you dont have a paper weight on your hands.

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