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Seagate 80GB storage. drive not found. lite on front of drive blinking

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    Rajkumar Bordoloi May 11, 2010

    plz give all the machine specs.

  • Stuart
    Stuart May 11, 2010

    Is it an external USB type.?

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Check your usb cable from 80gb hard disk to the pc.
is the 80gb hd detected by the pc? what os you are using for the pc? check the external hd inside maybe it is not properly connected

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