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Western Digital HDD not showing up on Disk Management

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June 28, 2012 7:49:37 PM

Hello guys,
I have a Western Digital USB Hard Drive and for some reason when I plug it in it doesn't show up on the Windows Disk Management, it just makes a wired noise and then stops making that noise. I don't think the disk is spinning, I've taken some pictures and recorded a video so you guys can see it. If you have any idea of what could be the problem please let me know.

Thank you.

Eric

Pictures:
http://i.minus.com/ibqTRL0sQTh6J1.JPG
http://i.minus.com/ivdwTKNkWEWnK.JPG
http://i.minus.com/inHesuj7e1ea0.JPG

Video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qpxb0nWsgII
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June 28, 2012 8:00:23 PM

Being its USB are you seeing the the device show under USB devices in the system tray? Wired noise is a sign of a drive failing sometimes. I have also seen that some USB ports are not providing enough power due to other deivces or just a bad port. Try other PC or ports.
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