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Hard Drive won't mount

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I have a Maxtor 500gb hard drive and it won't mount anymore.It is only 12mths old. The light comes on and it makes a clicking sound but we can't get it to mount.
Can someone please help us

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Clicking sound = dammaged actuator , please RMA the drive if it's under warrenty.

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