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Hard drive not recognized

I recently found an old external hard drive, and my computer will not recognize it. The drive powers up, and I can hear the drive spinning, but nothing else.

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  • Blakrex Jan 08, 2009

    Same problem here, but with an old western digital 80 GB internal drive.

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2009

    i have a segate barracuda hard drive model :ST360015A, AND MY COMP WILL NOT RECOGNISE IT

  • Anonymous Feb 09, 2009

    Same problem here, but with an old western digital 80 GB internal drive.

  • deealex623 Feb 13, 2009

    my computer does not recognize my simpletech 500 gb external hard drive? how can i fix this?

  • debbie newton Apr 23, 2009

    anyone find the fix on this?

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    it's not lighting up, its not being recognized at all on several computers. it's running as if it has power but nothing is happening

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Hi I am using Hitachi external hard disk with aluminum case. When I connect my hard disk with my PC it is not recognizing my hard disk. I want retrive my data from the hard disk please let me know the solutions.

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K.Venki

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