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LaCie Big Disk 500GB not showing up

I have a macbook and a LaCie Big Disk Extreme 500 GB Hard Drive 300749. The two used to work fine together, but one time the LaCie just stopped being recognised on my desktop. Its light still turns on and it makes noises when a cable is being connected, but it doesn't show up on the computer. Please help - I have a lot saved on that LaCie and I don't want to lose it!

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1. the usb connector in the PC may have a broken board contact needs soldering or replacement.
2. there may be a broken USB cord to the external usb drive
3. the electronic controller in the USB case may not be working.
4. A new case may be needed with a new controller.

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