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External Seagate GoFlex Desk SATA HDD not working.

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    External Seagate GoFlex Desk SATA HDD not working.


    I have a Seagate GoFlex Desk 2TB drive that was on our home network, simply quit being accessible. I have removed it from its outer enclosure and the base after purchasing a cable to connect to my USB port. SeaTools will not recognize the disk drive in order to troubleshoot and below are the screen shots from Disk Management as well as Partion Wizard as found in an earlier thread I tried. Disk Management wants me to intitialize the drive, I have always chosen cancel there in fear of loosing all the data that I need.
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    PW finds no partitions to recover. Whats my next steps?

    I'm running Windows 8.1 on my desktop, but I have also tested this on another desktop running windows 7 with no avail to recognizing it on my computer or disk management
    Last edited by ksmith12; 29 Aug 2016 at 15:33.

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    Windows 8.1


    I have also tested this on another desktop running windows 7 with no avail to recognizing it on my computer or disk management
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

External Seagate GoFlex Desk SATA HDD not working.

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