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Seagate 4Tb external HD not powering up

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I've changed all the cables/power cords and it's dead.

Any ideas what to do next?
 

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Assuming you've also tried different USB ports?

Can the actual drive be removed from the case? If so could try it in another case.

Finally, it might just have died. If you have data on there that you absolutely must get off, then it usually can be done by specialists, but it isn't cheap.
 
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Assuming you've also tried different USB ports?
Yes, am using another external hard drive with the same power cord and USB port. All fine.

Can the actual drive be removed from the case? If so could try it in another case.
No idea. Looks like it's time for the YouTube video.
Data isn't that important and mostly backed up. Just a pain.

Thanks for replying.
 

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How old is the drive? If not that old, potentially request a replacement for wherever you purchased it from.
 

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