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I dropped my Seagate external hard drive not so high probably around 1 to 1.5 foot and now I cannot access it, what it does is it just keeps on blinking. Any ideas how do I troubleshoot it? It's already pretty old, probably around 3 years.

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What's the particular model? – happy_soil Jul 25 '13 at 10:50
3.5 inch or 2.5 inch? – Journeyman Geek Jul 25 '13 at 11:46
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I would use SeaTools for Windows located here

If SeaTools won't detect it, I would break the drive out of it's enclosure and try again with it directly connected.

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While dropping the drive probably would void the warranty, opening it up definately would. Worth keeping in mind. – Journeyman Geek Jul 25 '13 at 11:46

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