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Hitachi SimgpleTOUGH 320GB portable HDD - Not recognized

\015 My Hitachi SimgpleTOUGH 320GB portable HDD all of sudden is not recognized. Few days back I converted to NTFS and I used it but now, it is not recognized on Vista or XP - I am lost and I have tons of data in it - Please help.\015

Answers :

Make sure you are using the right USB cable. Also try on a different USB port (preferred one on the back of the PC)
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\015\012Can you see the HDD on "Disk Management?"
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\015\012Also if you hear any clicking sound then the HDD has become faulty.
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\015\012All the best!
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