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I disconnected it incorrectly like you described, seems i lost the partition, how did you get the data back? 250GB WD essential

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  • alex perucho Apr 05, 2008

    I unpluged my 250 gig essential edition and now the only thing that is on is the green light No noise or nothing shows in my pc .I get a messahge that says can not detect network or F: DRIVE, I have tons of work in it what should I do? .

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1. YOUR EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE CASING WHICH HOST IDE TO USB CONVERTER HAS GONE UNSERVICEABLE, YOU CAN GET THAT FROM MARKET, ITS CHEAP, REMOVE THE OLD ONE AND ATTCH THE NEW ONE AND RECONNECT TO USB.

2. IN MARKET THERE IS IDE TO USB COVERTERS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE, U CAN TRY THAT ALSO, IT WILL ALSO COST SAME.

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