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I have windows server 2003 professional edition installated.Cannot access seagate external hadrdrive

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If you were able to access it before and the drive powers up when you turn it on, the most likely cause is that the USB connector is broken. If your drive came with a Firewire adapter and you have a firewire connector for your computer. Then swap the usb with firewire interface and confirm that the drive is still working. If it works then the USB adapter is broken. The second alternative is to try the eSATA connector if you have an eSata interface on your computer get a cable and check that the drive works. Third way to check is to puchase an eSata adapter the allows you to plug the eSata to the usb port on the computer. Forth is to try and open the usb module and solder the usb connector back on. Fifth is to try tearing open the drive case (difficult but not impossible) and put the drive into a different case (purchase at Best Buy, Staples, online, etc)

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