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Seagate problem Thank you for your answer regarding my Seagate ext. HD. Unfortunately, deskktop PC won't acknowledge the Seagate when it is plugged in an running because apparently the power is not steady or something like that. The blue light comes on when I push the button, however it sounds like it is cycling off/on and the blue light goes off then back on. I called the folks at stellar phoenix and they said their software won't work if my PC won't read the presence of the drive I am trying to recover the data from. Someone mentioned perhaps a USB Hard Drive cable. Do you know anything about that. I know my USB port is OK, because my camera works fine. Since the Seagate is out of warranty, I am considering trying to take it apart to get the HD out and put it in another shell. Do you think that might work? Any help will be greatly appreciated. YF, Ramona (BooKooGuru)

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YA THAT WILL BE THE NEXT TRY.

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