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My seagate hard drive will not open up when i run a diagnostic it says i need a driver all it does when i hook it up is blink and beep

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There's a hardware issue with the drive. I'd recommend having a local computer store check the drive out (so long as they provide free diagnostics) It should only take them a few minutes to determine if the drive is good or not.

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