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No recognized by any PC I try to plug in

HI, I have this Acomdata 320 GB HD more than 1 year. Everything was fine. I loaded alot of photos and music in that HD. A few days ago, I try to plug it to my new PC with Vista. It didn't show up in Device Manager and My computer. Then I plugged to my old PC XP, nothing showed up either. I plug and unplug HD while computers are off (of course). When HD is turn on with the blue light, it seems to me it doesn't process anything.
1- What can i do to make it recognized by PC again?
2- if not, what can i do to recover all the files (photos and music) from HD (I want to do it myself)?

Thank you very much for your advice.

Landry HI I HAVE A SIMILAR PROBLEM I ONLY MOVED MY COMPUTER TO A DIFF LOC IN THE SAME HOUSE AND THE HD DOSNT RECONICE IT . tHE BLUE LIGHT IS ON THE ALL THE TIME AND DOSNT EVEN TURN OFF W THE SWITCH ON THE BACK OF MY HD> CAN SOME ONE PLEASE HELP ME?

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Hi are u sure the hard disk was not complitly full if yes try to use anothe backup software such as easy recover pro or so and copy all the data from your hdd to another location but befor udo so please be sure

1. shut down your system shut down the hdd plug the power properly to your hdd and connect the usb or firewire then connect the medium to your system and start the hdd and then start your system ...if it detected its fine...

2. if still dosent detect check in disk management by right clicking on my computer icon go to manage and then disk management if u see the hdd over there and showing status a forigen just right click on the word and say import forigen disk .and should work

if the status shows unalocated right click on it and say intialize hdd ..
if shows helthy and be sure have a drive letter on if not then please right click on the hdd strap and say add or change drive letter and use any abailable drive letter
thanks
good luck

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