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My computers (xp and vista) cannot access my fire wire fantom drive. they see it (altho they do not recognize the name i have given it) according to disk management the HD is healthy

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Try other usb port, or other computer and see whether the hdd is detected. If still not, try to go to device manager ( ), and then assign a drive letter to the hdd. After that, try to access it from Computer, if not able to access it, format it (use quick format) and then use this program to recover your files.

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Hey guy,
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.
I have succeed with Tenorshare Data Recovery. It can recover data after deeply scanning your hard drive to look for lost data due to drives crash and drive 'not recognized' issues.
You can get it here:
Then you can format it to check out whether it can be fixed.
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!
And this article will help.
How To Recover Lost Data From Crashed Hard Drive?

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Try "Kernel for FAT and NTFS" data recovery software to recover data, You can get it from and follow the steps :
1. Install the software on your system.
2. Install ur hard disk as external drive to that system.
3. select the drive(usually G or H for External drive) , click Start. Now the scanning process will

start to search the deleted files. After a while you will then get a list of recoverable files.
4. Press Recover to perform full recovery.

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