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How to repair a damaged external hard drive

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March 25, 2010 10:47:03 AM

Hello,
my hard disk is damaged ,, when i connect it to the computer and try to open it from my computer it doesn't appear , how can i fix that ?
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March 25, 2010 11:23:56 AM

Depends on what's damaged. If it's just the enclosure electronics dismantle it and buy a replacement case -- take the drive with you so the retailer can match the interface of the drive.
March 27, 2010 4:06:09 PM

i would plug it it and go to computer managment /disk managment and see if it is unalocated for some reason? also try diffrent usb port provideing it is external drive i take it. if still no joy buy a new excloser like fihart saidg good luck
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