external hard drive not working

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    Windows 11 External Hard Drive Write-Protected

    I am trying to use my external hard drive on my Windows 11 machine, but it says it is write-protected now all of a sudden. I tried some of the fixes online (uncheck read-only in properties, regedit, diskpart, sfc scan, & chdisk), but they didn't work. Any USB I plug in is also write-protected as...
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    External Hard Drive not detected on File Explorer & Disk Management

    (Sorry for my bad english) My external hard drive (Seagate 500GB) just stopped showing on File explorer after deleting & moving multiple files (several hours after a strong earthquake. the hard drive did not fell or hit anywhere). The external hard drive spins & blinks very fast. I have...