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Problem to start my external packard bell usb 2.0 250 GB hard drive

I have a external hard drive, packard bell, 250gb, in the beginning it will not start, but it tryes to, then after maybe 10 minutes is starts to spin, and it sounds a bit strange. Id doesnt connect to my computer at all.
I use a USB cable from the hard drive to my computer.
What can i do?

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Re: Problem to start my external packard bell usb 2.0 ...

Sounds like the drive is dying. Is it externally powered, or powered through the USB port? How old is the drive? When you say 'strange' what does it sound like?

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