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Sometime my harddrive is readable and sometimes it's not

Sometime my hard drive is readable and sometimes it's not.. i have to unplug it for a couple of days then i plug it back up and it's ready to go

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Least case scenario it may be the USB cable (or whatever cable you are using) or the jack you are plugging into. I would first try a new cord, a different jack and even a different computer to see if you get the same issue on it. If its still acting up you definitely got a bad drive and you need to get your info off quick. If's its still in warranty get it repaired. If not you will need to get another one. I would not keep sensitive data on there. Hard drives have a habit of dying all of a sudden.

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