Question about Hitachi (AU-160GBSATAHDHIT) 160 GB SATA Hard Drive

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Hitachi 500 GB sata Hard Drive

I bought it a while ago and my computer died so it sat in it's box unused i got it out to use with my new laptop as it was in a buffalo external hard drive case but when i connect it to my laptop windows puts a message up saying that the usb thing is not working and to disconnect it and try again or replace the item, and the actual drive is making a strange series of beep noises

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  • asprea Jul 01, 2008

    i also have similar problem. been using my hard drive for over a year now and all of a sudden, when i turn the hard drive on, it makes series of wierd beeping noises for a good 30sec and then goes quiet again.



    The computer detects new hardware mass storage device and then message pops up saying there was a problem occured during hardware installation, then the beep disappears and nothing happens.



    any ideas on the problem would be great!

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I have just format my compter now im haveing problums geting my sata hard drive back in i have the floppy disc what came whith it not shore how to install it

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