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Wd external stopped working

My western digital hard drive just suddenly quit working! I disconnected and reconnected it and it blinks for a few seconds then goes off again. I am a super dummy with the pc, but can someone help me?

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  • andresjdiaz Jan 04, 2009

    I have the same problem....and no it's not as simple as pressing the power button. :)



    I've tested the cords, outlets, etc....nothing seems to work. One day, working like a charm, the next, nothing.



    Please help if you can.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2009

    Powers on when plugged in but windows does not recognize it. And NO the ring on the front is not a button...moron...

  • Anonymous Apr 27, 2009

    exactly the same

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The round lights on the front of the drive are actually power off/on button. Have you tried pressing it? I know it's simple, but you never know. :)

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