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External Hard Drive in device manager, but not My computer

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External Hard Drive in device manager, but not My computer

fonzinator99
Okay guys, I've had this problem with TWO hard drives now. The current one is a Western Digital Passport 120 Gb mobile hard drive. As far as I can tell, there's no actual reason for this problem, as I didn't do anything abnormal to it. It simply failed during normal use two days ago.
Now, when I plug it in, it makes a strange 2-tone buzzy sound, then it stops and my computer makes the USB-detected beep. I go to device manager, and it appears there and claims to be working properly. However, it doesn't show up in My Computer OR the disk management utility. So, anybody know what to do? I'd really prefer not to simply get it replaced, at least not without getting my stuff off of it first. Help!