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Computer not seeing the external Hard drive

I was on my computer today and everything was fine, then it was as if the external drive wasn't there. I tried restarting the computer, reloading the driver, looking for new hardware and still nothing. Can you tell me what's wrong?

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    I'm having the exact same problem, the HD worked for months, then all the sudden the other day it needs to "locate a driver?" I tried some of the solutions for the other postings, including prying open the case to make sure nothings loose, but nothing has worked for me yet! I want to see my pictures!

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Try the drive on another pc - if you sill cant see it, you may have had drive head crash in the new drive and that is a write off.

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