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I got this hard drive about 5 months ago and it has been working great until a few days ago, I try to plug it in and the blue light turns on and it squeaks a few times and the light stays on but the computer 10.5.8 Macbook is not recognizing it. I have been trying many different cords but it is not working. The External hard drive does not move from it's spot on the desk. I have been traveling this week but i keep it in a wooden box lined with cotton and kept the drive in a suitcase only containing clothes. I've broken drives before and I have made extra efforts to take care of this one, is this problem one that can be fixed?

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Possibly yes, but you would have to send it back to it's manufacturer.

If you don't want to do that, but want to rescue your data, you could remove the casing. Inside it there is an actual HD that can be connected to any desktop.

But to be honest, i believe that you should send it to the manufacturer.

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