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I have one 1TB Freeagent hard drive and it was working just fine,until one day it just disappears from my pc and i cant get it to work.I plugged the power cord off,waited for a few seconds,plugged it back in,nothing.I did the same with usb cord,nothing.The orange light on my hard drive is blinking.Is there a way to fix this problem and get all my data back?please help!

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First make sure usb cable connected to harddrive is working fine. try it in different usb ports. Press windows key +R key so you can see run then type in run "devmgmt.msc" then press ok so you can see device manager uninstall all usb drivers then it automatic install usb drivers. then check. Also you need to change registry for that type in run "regedit" then press ok then you can see registry editor then locate below key. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11 CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} And remove upper filter and lower filter.Then restart computer then check. Try your harddrive in different computer if it is not recognized on another computer too then your harddrive has internal issue.
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