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My seagate barracuda 7200 80 gb having s/n: 9qz0c2zz is not recognize by my computer im using windows xp operating system

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Try replacing all the leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions + IDE,SATA and the ones that attach from your motherboard to hard drive
have secure connections and are not faulty or just replace them they are probably old and faulty ?
good luck

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