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External hard drive doesn't work

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January 26, 2012 11:09:58 PM

hi all! i have an external seagate hdd and when i plug it, it doesn't seem to work.
it doesn't even seems to get the current and the light doesn't turn on as well.
it makes a sound like something is spinning from inside every now and then...
please help me! all my life is in there....
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January 26, 2012 11:25:19 PM

Try plugging it into another computer! If it does not work then it has gone bad unless you have a bad cable. Based on what drive it is then there is a slim possibility that it is the enclosure and the drive can be pulled out and used as a internal drive.
Lesson learned is always have two copies of important data like your life, hard drive failure is a common thing!
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