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Unfortunately I formated my BUFFALO Ext HDD (HD-PE160U2). While restoring the data, I stopped the scanning inbetween. After that its not detecting from any system or laptop. Can u pls suggest me any solution to solve this problem. Regards Shaji

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Dear Shaji,

I think u used File recover software for recovering the file. Same thing happened to me also. My brother got one HDD from his friend. I will explain u, how to recover or to detect HDD.

I have a suggestion.

I think u r believing in god. So first pray and put the HDD in USB port. After that also, if u are getting same issue means, you can give this HDD to some other great intelligent beautiful people... Like your MACHU (cousin)


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