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external HDD isn't recognized

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#1
Hello all.
I bought USB 2.0 to SATA/IDE cable, so i could connect HDD to my PC for backup.
After i installed the driver that it asked me, the HDD appears in "my computer", and i format it.
then i started to move files to the HDD when suddenly an error message appears and told me that the HDD is no longer available.
since then it doesn't shown in "my computer" but when i enterd Device manager --> Disk drivers --> appears USB 2.0 to SATA/IDE Device USB Device.
when i entered Disk Management i get the following message (see capture1).
when i accept the request, i get an error message (see capture2).
what can i do now?...
 

My Computer

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108
#2
take it badck to the store and get a new one. . . that drive is dead. . .

sportsguy
 

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System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Self Built
    CPU
    Core 2 Duo 6600
    Motherboard
    ASUS P5B Deluxe
    Memory
    8 GIGS Corsair C4DH
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA 8600 GTS
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dell P990
    Hard Drives
    WD 250 G DiamondMax 250 WD 500 x 2 Raid 1
    PSU
    Antec 650
    Case
    Thermaltake Armor Full Tower
    Cooling
    Zalman ZNPS 9700
    Other Info
    Office 2007

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