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External Hardrive crashed

Hi, I plugged in an external hardrive that was configured to a pc into my mac laptop...we encountered a problem, unplugged it quickly to save data...now his pc cant read the hardrive at all (nothing comes up on the screen), yet if plugged into my mac, i cant read the data but can see that theres gigs in use on the hardrive...is there a way to retreive the data from his external hardrive safely...does he need to buy a new hardrive...please help ASAP...hes super angry...

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One way that may fix a PS3 that freezes on startup.


1. Buy a External case like this one.. http://www.amazon.co.uk/IOMAX-External-Enclosure-Laptop-Powered/dp/B001EEQQ8Q/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1279755665&sr=8-1-catcorr
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4 Plug usb external case into computer, goto my computer then right click ps3 hardrive that will now show up.
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