Using a Maxtor External hard drive for my eMail data : Turned laptop & HD on as I usually do but the HD does not seem to be spinning & computer is not recognizing the drive: Can anyone suggest what I can do to get this going again???
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Are you plugging the drive into the same USB port? Does the drive have a power adapter, or is it powered by the USB port? Does the power light on the drive come on? Have you tried plugging the drive into a different USB port?