Question about Western Digital 320GB MyBook External USB 2.0 Hard Drive

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Hello, hard drive is not visible in the physical drive list. I was using my External HDD for almost 2months (500GB Western Digital). Suddenly the Drive missing. So followed my friends guide to get the NTFS recover by launching the "dtidata_partition_repair_tool.exe" but still doesn't work. Then try NTFS recovery which able to detect after about 12 hours of scanning. require me to pay about USD 100 to get the fix. So I get my Laptop re image 1st before going to get it recover and now tried the same way to ......NTFS recover which I did earlier but it doesn't even detect my exteranl HDD. Please Advice

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If you get no joy using the Troubleshooting Guide then try this...

You will need to check You Tube to find a Dismantle on your product and follow the step guide on here, the procedure should be similar.

Check 1st that your External HDD has an P.C. internal HDD inside, from You Tube, before dismantle of your External HDD. Connections for an Internal Laptop HDD may have same connections as P.C. not sure though.
Once your happy that it has continue reading and follow the step guide on the link below.

My neighbour has the Seagate FreeAgent Desk 500GB, and in under 2 weeks it started to beep and was not recognized by any Laptop or P.C. if this is the same for you with any FreeAgent Desk series ( not GO series, different procedure for GO products). You maybe in luck click this link, you may have to register in the forums to view thread.... http://www.yo-lid.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=84 Thread can be found in 'Technical' under 'General Technical Issues',

Only attempt this option if you have important information saved in it, you will find that you will be charged by your product makers for retrieval of any information saved on your product.

Thumbs up please if it's any use to you Thank you.

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