I have Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex External Hard Drive (500GB) and today when I plugged it to the laptop, it wasn't detected, and the indicator also remained off, however, I noticed a beep sound at intervals coming from the drive. So I'm not sure what went wrong with the drive. I purchased it a few months ago and it has 3 years warranty. I'm damn sure that drive is not mishandled while its usage so far. I have 40 GB of important data in the drive. So are these a symptoms of a crashed hard-drive? will it be possible to recover entire data on the drive. Please help me out.
Note: Due to weekend, the computer shop, from where I purchased the drive, will be closed, so once it opens, I'll take the drive there, but until then, I want to make sure if I will get my data back or not.
Update: Keeping the drive attached to the port turns on the indicator after a while, but the drive is still undetected.