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I HAVE A SEAGATE 100 GB AND CANNOT SEEM TO OPEN

I HAVE A SEAGATE 100 GB EXTERNAL PORTABLE HARD DRIVE AND CANNOT SEEM TO OPEN IT ANYMORE. OR WHEN I TRY IT SAYS NOT FORMATTED, DO I WANT TO FORMAT NOW. BUT I KNOW IF I SAY YES I WILL LOSE ALL INFO ON IT. INFO SEEMS TO STILL BE ON IT CAUSE I CAN SCAN FOR VIRUS AND IT RUNS THROUGH THE FILES. I HAVE TRIED TO OPEN ON 3 DIFFERENT COMPUTERS AND SAME THING HAPPENS. ALSO HAVE TRIED PLUGGING TO ALL DIFFERENT USB PORTS ON COMPUTERS ALSO AND NO LUCK. IT WAS WORKING RECENTLY BUT NOW NOTHING.

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I could be the caddy. If you can, take it out of the caddy and plug directly in to a pc. If this doesn't work, the drive is probably faulty. A local PC tech firm should be able to recover the data if it's not too badly damaged.

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