sorry i should have explained better...when i said "finds ok" i meant in the past 4 months, i plugged in the power lead, plugged in the USB lead and hay presto, there its was l drive - HDD, with the stuff inside.
As from this morning, i have the blue light from power being on, but not device found in my computer, and no it does not show in disk management.
When i power it up it normally it makes a wurring noise, and you can hear the disk operating. It shows the blue power light BUT no noises at all.
A VERY PUZZLED ANDREW.
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