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Formatted (NTFS) with no problem. Could I get like an empty external hard drive case or something and put the hard drive in that?The type of hard drive case I am talking about is basically identical My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... just power okay, so i venture to ask where is the power adapter u used. have a peek at these guys

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Mine is a 400 GB drive. Mar 4, 2009 #8 kameleon TS Rookie Thanks for the help MrNoname said: ↑ Easy to FIX Right click on my computer Choose MANAGE Then find DISK MANAGEMENT You should see My suggestion would be to remove the actual hard drive from the enclosure...attach same directly to the system...and see if it's properly recognized. Once I found and plugged in the original AC cord that came with the drive (100/220V 50/60 Hz AC input, 1.5vdc output), plugged the drive back into the pc, it recognized

by VAPCMD / April 20, 2008 8:21 AM PDT In reply to: thanks Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Does your system recognize that you've attached as USB - Click here to Register a free account now! Click the New button below the System Variables panel. 4. Simpletech 250gb External Hard Drive SimpleTech 250gb SimpleDrive not being recognized Started by gossipgirl , Sep 03 2009 02:37 PM Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Please log in to reply 22 replies to this

Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... Simpletech External Hard Drive Drivers Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the then i look at the output and see that it is a 24vac 2a... http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f16/solved-simpletech-320gb-hard-drive-issues-197872.html Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 11-27-2007, 02:12 AM #2 twajetmech I helped the forums.

Loading... Simpletech External Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video? Louis Forum Rules Report Topics For Staff Action BC Forums, List Preparation Guide Before Posting Malware Issues in MRL Forum Am I Infected Forum Back to top #3 gossipgirl gossipgirl Topic trying to get her to leave so i really wouldnt erupt.

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I don't know if SimpleTech is still in business. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/what-to-do-if-your-external-hard-drive-does-not-show-in-my-computer.59682/ Don't know if Microsoft will fix this problem. ... Simpletech Support yet it is in drive 6 not one like c,f,g, h etc. Simpletech External Hard Drive Troubleshooting do u think i have to send it to a data recovery place?

by Kees Bakker / February 16, 2008 11:49 PM PST In reply to: No detection here either, but it's the computer.Suggestions? http://tekconceptllc.com/hard-drive/simpletech-500gb-hard-drive-not-working.php Image Lab 66,532 views 4:56 How to recover data from a hard drive (stuck heads: buzzing, clicking, etc) - Duration: 10:28. Several functions may not work. If the drive content is slightly corrupted, then the drive might not appear in explorer. Simpletech Simpledrive

If the drive content is slightly corrupted, then the drive might not appear in explorer. by carol759 / February 6, 2008 8:40 AM PST In reply to: Does your system recognize that you've attached as USB and if not? i could have only assumed that plugging a 24vac 2a power adapter into it, when it only requires 5vdc 1a had to do something. check my blog shes takes me to my box which i keep my misc electronis crap in (where there is probably over 100 power adapter lol) and she was like "um it should be

If you find a working one, you're done, more or less.Then try a working USB-port (check with any other USB device, like a mouse or a USB-stick) and connect it the Simpletech External Hard Drive Power Supply I gave in and reformatted today, moved a folder over no problem. I simply am not able to access it or manipulate it.

I also tried it on a second laptop in my home and that laptop didn't recognize it either.

Aug 30, 2009 #19 NGEK TS Rookie new or old external HD? Their site is worthless with no answers. Storage device tries to install themself with the drive letter next to CDROM c: - HD1 d: - HD2 or CDROM e: - Mass storage device (maybe for card readers) So Simpletech Hard Drive Red Light Sent an email a week ago via their 'support form' at their website.

My thoughts hover between either some sort of a failure in the power supply to the HD, which could explain me not being able to hear it running, but which I Pulled it out of the box and connected it to my Dell Inspirion 2200 (1.7 GHz; 504? I'll report here when I get a new drive and test it out. news Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Simpledrive (SimpleTech) 500 gb problem by radio_frequency / November 15, 2007 12:55 PM PST In reply to: Simpledrive 500Gb problem I just bought

Right click on it, and choose CHANGE DRIVE LETTER Choose anything, but I recommand something higher than M: I've seen this problem with alot of STORAGE DEVICE It happen more often This means that drivers from devices that you have long since removed from your system may be wasting valuable system resources.Follow these steps to view and remove these unnecessary device drivers: I use a second INTERNAL HDD for my primary backup and an external HDD as my second backup (always unplugged except when saving backup). So it makes couple drives like e:, f:, g:.

Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Your post was very simple to follow and it worked straight away! It showed the the new hard drive below those as Disk 1 and Unallocated. Dewey in tampa Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - ext hard drive by dewey brunner / October 16, 2007 12:22 AM PDT In reply to: ext hard drive not

I can't click the option to change letter drive.... I am stuck! etc".I've read elsewhere on this forum about drivers for USB etc, but surely I don't need something else?Any ideas most welcome.WIndows XP, 2Gb RAM80Gb HDUSB2.0Geoff Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) HD Hi there, I'm having the same problem as the previous post.

this means Yours would be even more expensive as it is 500GB. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - No detection here either, but it's the computer.Suggestions? I should've checked to make sure the files were all still intact on the drive but didn't. Sign in to make your opinion count.

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