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Windows 7: USB Backup Drive Looses Connection

03 Jul 2016   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
USB Backup Drive Looses Connection

I am using a Windows 7 32 bit PC with an external USB backup drive. Every couple of weeks the backup drive "looses connection" and no longer appears in My Computer. When I pull the power plug from the back of the external USB backup drive for a couple of minutes and plug it back into the drive the computer then recognizes and sees the backup drive again.

Does anyone know why this is happening and how I can fix this problem. Could my external USB backup drive be going bad?

Thanks very much.

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