External storage options by Seagate, usually connected by USB, available in many storage sizes and form factors.

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Plugged in to computer but isn't being recognized, not in disk utility

I have a MAC. I had my Seagate 1tb Backup Plus Slim Portable Storage device plugged in a few days ago, and all the sudden the message popped up that it was "improperly ejected" even though it hadn't been touched or anything. I tried to replug it back in and the LED light will come on but my computer won't recognize it.

It has a small click noise and is working but it isnt a loud click like the "click of death"

Also I already tried the trick in finder where you make sure external drives show up and checked disk utility- no luck!!


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Could be the drive or the enclosure. First thing to do it put the drive into a new enclosure.

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Maybe it's just the SATA bridge? Apparently they are notorious for breaking.


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I just watched a YouTube video from the author of this webpage. https://discussions.apple.com/docs/DOC-6...


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