Question about Maxtor OneTouch III 500GB 7200RPM USB 2.0 External w/16MB Buffer Retail ****... 500 GB Hard Drive

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Hi, My maxtor hard drive is not working anymore. Every time I connect it to a USB port on a laptop/desktop I continually hear a clicking sound and nothing happens. It does not show up in "My Computer". It is probably about 6 years old and only recently has this problem appeared. I have some old data I would like to retrieve off this and copy to another backup. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Kind Regards Richard

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The symtem which you explined is confirm that the HDD is deffective but still you can replace the USB cable. check the supply is proper or connector if external supply is their.

you can aproch data recovery centers which are available in your area
data recovery software is available, that also you can try

I hope your problem will solve
let me inform

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