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Old 08-18-2011, 09:55 AM   #1
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I have this 80GB External Hard-drive (screenshot below). If I plug it in, the motor starts up. But it doesn't read the hard-drive. It says USB device not recongized. I took it apart and fiddled around with the connection and managed to get it working again, but the one time, now it will not do anything. I will have another go once I get back home this afternoon.

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Old 08-18-2011, 03:53 PM   #2
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sounds like it could be on its way out, try it with a different cable, uninstall and reinstall the driver try diff usb ports its usually sumtin simple or sumtin serious in which case ul need a new harddrive
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Old 08-18-2011, 04:18 PM   #3
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What make is it??
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Old 08-18-2011, 04:24 PM   #4
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looks like a WD from the pic
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Old 08-18-2011, 04:47 PM   #5
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does the hard drive make a loud clicking noise when it spins? If yes the hard dirve has had it
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