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My hard disk dosent get detected but if i touch it then i can feel motor inside is rotating please help

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Could be the sata cable not seated properly or bad cable. check connections. If its the only sata drive connected make sure it's plugged into sata #1 slot. Could be drive, motherboard or bios problem. Next step would be to update the bios. That might help.

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