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I have a simpletech 500 g external drive. I just had my main computer crash and I have hooked the drive up to my laptop to see what I can recover. My old laptop circa 2003 - won't read Resource CD so ....I have gone to auto recovery and restored folders but when I open them they are empty? Am I doing osmething worng? Maybe I didn't back up my stuff but it shows on the simple hard drive that I have 18,000 files and I only have 150 G left on the drivfe - so where are my files? Help


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Please contact SimpleTech's Technical Support department and they will be able to assist you with your backup and restore issues. They can be reached at 949-477-7700 or 800-945-3444.
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