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at 16 years old it is dead.
ask a shop to fix it, or upgrade. (get the Seagate external HDD)

Acomdata... | Answered on Jan 26, 2020

Try using a different USB port. Try pressing F5 to refresh the components list from within Explore. You can also hard-wire it in if your computer is a Desktop model.

Acomdata... | Answered on Apr 17, 2018

The FAT has been corrupted. Try running Fdisk/f on the drive.

Acomdata E5... | Answered on Mar 04, 2018

Check the link provided to get your challenge with your hard drive sorted out please.

Best of luck. How to open an external drive that not showing up on Mac

Acomdata E5... | Answered on Oct 13, 2017

be safe
go on line to acomdata web site and down load the driver from there

Acomdata... | Answered on Oct 11, 2017

The easiest way would be to buy another external hard drive case off of ebay or computer store.

Acomdata... | Answered on Sep 30, 2017

If the disk is working and being recognized you will see it in Windows Explorer.

Acomdata 500GB... | Answered on Sep 17, 2017

Logic board is toast. And if drive cannot be recognized it is very difficult to retrieve data! Need Pros at great expense.

Acomdata 1TB... | Answered on Sep 09, 2017

The data is still on the disk but can you get it is the issue.
If the logic board is still good and the drive is recognized by bios that it is do able. But if the drive is not recognized, you may need some recovery service. If you really want your data, don't format since that erases all and makes a recovery operation even more difficult and expensive.

Bottom line - it is always prudent to have backups of backups for obvious reasons..

If this is an external drive remove it from the shell and connect it directly to computer. Might be the electronics in the shell that have gone bad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Acomdata 1TB... | Answered on Sep 08, 2017

If the hard drive itself is damaged, your files may be permanently lost. There are companies that will attempt to recover your files from the drive for a fee... that usually involves sending them your drive with pre-payment. They will often disassemble your drive in a clean-room environment and transfer your disks to another identical drive then try to access the data. If the disk surfaces are damaged, files on the damaged areas are usually not retrievable...

If you purchased the new case, as the company recommended, then properly moved your drive into the new case, it is likely that you will have to resort to the recovery scenario above.

Acomdata PHOTON... | Answered on Aug 28, 2017

Either the hard drive is bogus or the electronics of the external adapter is the culprit. Take out drive and hookl directly to mo bo as a secondary drive. If recognized drive is ok and the box is at fault.

Acomdata... | Answered on Aug 25, 2017

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