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Portable Hard Drive (Iomega) Problem

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Merlin the Wiz

What Operating System are you using? If you are using a version of Linux, you should open the System tools and look at the hardware info to make sure the USB drive is mounted.
If you are using a version of Windows you should open Control Panel, Click on System and Hardware Information then click on Device manager then click on the Hard Drives Icon to see if the USB drive appears.
The light indication is an indication the USB drive is receiving power. The light should flash when it is first inserted and when it is being accessed for data. If it does not try it on another computer. If a second computer does not recognize the USB drive, AND the light does not flash the USB drive electronics are bad. Any data you had there is still there, but it is going to be very expensive getting it back.