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Maxtor 3200 320GB Not being detected

I bought my HDD about 6 months ago and it worked fine. However I lost the power cable for it and was unable to use it for about 4 months. I found one which I think was the correct one but it was not. I then found my original lead but now when I connect it to my laptop it is not detected. The green light on the side flickers and I can hear a wirring sooound like something is spinning.

Does anyone know how to fix this problem? I don't mind losing the data on it as long as it's fixed.

Any help would be appreciated.

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Re: Maxtor 3200 320GB Not being detected

If you plugged in an incorrect power cable it is very possible it could be damaged if the voltage from the incorrect cable exceeds the drive. try hooking it on another PC, to verify if it's the drive or PC

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