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When I plug in my western digital TB, computer wont recognize it anymore, it is a macbook,

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Though very incomplete data abt ur system config..
however, u gotta know, is ur system compatible handling such..
some system needs the hdd controller driver or firmwire at the time of os install..(eg we press n select driver using F6 while in case of winXP*, in such case u need a floppy n floppy drive)..
bring ur ear closer to the hdd n make sure that it does not make any noise (like 'tuk tuk' or 'kirr kirr')..in such case itz probably gone bad n need to b replaced..
in some cases, if more than one hard disk r running, esp in case of PATA, look for jumper settings..(master/slave)..
in some cases, if more than one hard disk r running, esp in case of PATA+SATA, look for bios settings if is in native/compatible/enhanced mode, try fixing as necessary..
if ur nt a professional, contact ur system admin/vendor....

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