Bad news I think.
Dropping drives, even from relatively low heights, often breaks them and it sounds as if this one is dead.
The fact your PC is having problems recognising it - the long boot time - is also and indicator.
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This 2D animation about monsters is illustrated in a Van Gogh painterly style
How to get WWDC 2017 tickets
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