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Hi, i had encountered some problem with my HD-PX500U2. It was ok when i started to use it. After sometime when i want to use it back and view my data, it showed that i got to install it, but when i installed, my Mac said that it couldn't recognize the disk. I have a lot of important data inside this disk, i truly hope that you can help me to solve this issue. Looking forward to your reply. Thank you

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You will need to recover the data using something like asoftech data recovery program.
http://www.asoftech.com/adr/
I've had to use it many times in the past but in this case you need to take out the hard drive from mac and put it into a Windows computer as an external drive or slave drive and run the software from there. It will rebuild the drive and hopefully recover the files.
Good luck.

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Hi there,
Have you ever try to plug it into another PC?If still no luck,I have a solution.
If it shows up in 'My Computer' as a drive letter(like E: drive) but you can't access it,I would first try to recover the data on it with a data recovery program to avoid losing them.
Try this one called Tenorshare Data Recovery. It can recover data after deeply scanning your external hard drive to look for lost data due to drives crash.(Please note:only run in windows)
You can get it here: http://www.any-data-recovery.com
If the hard drive can't be detected,you can try this way.Put the hdd in a zip-lock bag and put it in the freezer for 2-3 hours. Then while it's still cold plug it into the computer and you may be able to view it in 'my computer'.
If it fails, you will have to go to a recovery office but let's hope not because it will cost you a lot of money and whether they can recover the data or not is not guarantee.
Good Luck!
Related article:
How to Recover deleted files from hard drive in Windows Xp:
http://www.merchantcircle.com/blogs/Data.Recovery

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