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I/o Device Error For External Hd

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Hi guys,

my external hard disk won't work. First, when I turn it on makes a strange noise and is not recognized by Windows, later, Windows recognizes it - after a few minutes (in the sense that I can hear the classic Windows sound when you plug / unplug a device) but it is not accessible nor I can format it. When I try to format it I get the following message "The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error".

Any ideas on this?

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