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Thank you. Could I get like an empty external hard drive case or something and put the hard drive in that? I am not receiving any error messages and all software is current. It turns on but is not recognized by my PC. have a peek at these guys

Today I used the internet for a bit and then left the computer on. Cargando... i could have only assumed that plugging a 24vac 2a power adapter into it, when it only requires 5vdc 1a had to do something. Añadir a Cargando listas de reproducción...

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The external had about 10 years of irreplaceble once in a lifetime files and programs on it. Not necessarily. by Technofauxb / September 23, 2007 5:11 PM PDT In reply to: Does your system recognize that you've attached as USB I bought a SimpleDrive 250gb USB External Hard Drive, and Sorry, I don't know much about this..And I don't think it's the usb ports, as it doesn't work on two different systems..I don't think I have enough technical knowledge to actually

So is there anything else I can do at this point? The problem now is that it doesn't recognize the device at all. We went on line and called several companies, and when we reached the Disk Doctors, we knew we had found a company that could help us. Simpletech External Hard Drive Power Supply If it works on that system, but not on yours...we can figure that out.

Some expect these to be ready to use. Simpletech External Hard Drive Drivers Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion I use a second INTERNAL HDD for my primary backup and an external HDD as my second backup (always unplugged except when saving backup).

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I guess because it had no letter to change. Simpletech 250gb External Hard Drive Forum Today's Posts FAQ Calendar Community Groups Albums Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders Who's Online What's New? It powers on fine and doesnt make any wierd noises either. They generally need to be cut open.

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Bruce Butterfield President The Forbes Group Vienna, VA and Chicago, IL >> more About Disk Doctors Disk Doctors have been rescuing data from failed data storages since 1991… most reliable and http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/what-to-do-if-your-external-hard-drive-does-not-show-in-my-computer.59682/ do u think i have to send it to a data recovery place? Simpletech Support Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Simpletech External Hard Drive Troubleshooting These cases have the motor to spin the disks and the head(s) to read the disks.

Thanks so much. More about the author Proffitt Forum moderator / September 5, 2007 1:35 AM PDT In reply to: Simpletech simpledrive 250GB not detected on my computer Or there are no partitions on it. brooksey!!! so i tried freezing it several times once for like 10mins, for like 1 hour, for like 24 hours, then once for like 72 hours, every time though there was no Simpletech Simpledrive

Cargando... The answer to your questions are: 1. especially EXTERNALS are susceptible to failure, by VAPCMD / November 16, 2007 11:13 AM PST In reply to: Point taken infection or corruption at any moment. check my blog This is the most common failure in external USB drives, it does not affect the data on the drive, and it can be easily solved.Depending on how comfortable you are with

Last edited by GDH; 05-13-2008 at 10:46 PM. Simpletech Hard Drive Red Light Check to see if you are using the correct AC power cord - I was able to resolve my problem that way. HELP!

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

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 Vuelve a intentarlo más tarde. I then unplugged it and reconnected it to the desktop. Simpletech External Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac Its USB identity does show up and in the system tray it does infer that I can safely remove Hardware.

Cargando... We'll see if it continues to play nice as I put it to use. Alice Arthur Minister, Motivational Speaker What do you do when a power surge destroys your hard drive and you loose hundreds of hours of work, irreplaceable images, and your ability to http://tekconceptllc.com/hard-drive/simpletech-external-hard-drive-not-working-red-light.php Your set up to do an automatic back up through Norton.

Hello, I recently purchased an external hard drive, produced by SimpleTech, and up until now (a few months after buying Thread Tools Search this Thread 11-26-2007, 07:42 PM #1 Graham Henley GetData Support Staff www.getdata.com www.recovermyfiles.com Reply With Quote + Reply to Thread « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may If the external drive has provisions for external power you'll need to plug that in, usb ports cannot power a 320 drive. so i got to plug in the external (a two months later after everything got here, and having no computer) and whaddya no doesnt work???

Jaqen H'Ghar 23.166 visualizaciones 2:06 Simpletech External USB Harddrive Review - Duración: 6:28. Does not take much of a bump to cause problems.2)The disk(s) no longer spin-up. (just like the turntable of an old record player). Or not losing k drive again? ENTER HERE © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved.

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