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by Lerxst69 / February 16, 2008 11:41 PM PST In reply to: Simpledrive 500Gb I've plugged in a 500GB with no luck for detection. Login _ Welcome to TechSpot Why should I register? Select the Hardware tab and click the Device Manager button. 7. David A.

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I may need to do the same thing it looks like...Good luck, I hope there is another alternativeI just looked at your post; yeah, the same thing was happening to me It showed the USB icon on the taskbar. 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 #5 gossipgirl gossipgirl Topic I had been an ***** and not scrolled far enough down the list of drives to find my new one.

If it draws power, try using powered ports, usually at the back of the PC. I may need to do the same thing it looks like... i check to make sure that all 8 of my usb slots are all usb 2.0 high speed slots, that are still compatible with usb 1.1 (ha ancient) and they all Simpletech Simpledrive These are stacked one on top of the other with minimal tolerances\space between them.

It was working fine, but then I accidentally dropped it and it stopped working. Simpletech External Hard Drive Drivers I also tried it on a second laptop in my home and that laptop didn't recognize it either. If you find that the drive has power and that the platters are spinning, then you are part of the way closer to getting your data back. If the drive has 2 usb plugs (one for additional power) you'll need them both plugged in, and I would suggest that the laptop should also be running off of external

I hope that was the right thing to do. Simpletech External Hard Drive Power Supply Sent an email a week ago via their 'support form' at their website. I've never understood this attitude. HELP!

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My Simpletech USB HD just died last week. So it makes couple drives like e:, f:, g:. Simpletech Support HD Hi there, I'm having the same problem as the previous post. Simpletech External Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac Listen to the drive - can you hear the platters spinning?

Several functions may not work. http://tekconceptllc.com/hard-drive/simpletech-500gb-hard-drive-not-working.php 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 It turns on but is not recognized by my PC. Working... Simpletech Hard Drive Red Light

Trying to call Simple Tech is like flying to the moon. Something in Widows 10 made this (SimpleDrive) "Plug and Play" device into "Plug and Doesn't Play". I would plug it into my Dell Laptop, loaded with 32-bit Vista, and a message would pop up saying that Vista needed to search for drivers to run the hard drive, check my blog In order to prevent a mental breakdown, I was wondering if there was any earthly reason behind it's behavior.

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Simpletech 250gb External Hard Drive Thanks Drivers and Hardware VIA Audio driver FIXHi there From the insider forum Cliff S (Thanks) referred to this Fix seems to work finally for me ....(from the site) Open Playback i like ide its easier, anyways i had to buy two new hard drives, a new psu, new ram, a new heatsink, new am2 processor, new motherboard, and a bunch of

If the enclosure is the problem or your USB ports are the problem or the power supply for the enclosure is the problem...nothing will detect a drive requiring a USB connection.

Don't know if Microsoft will fix this problem. I;m getting more tempted by the freezer every passing minute Back to top #10 ThunderZ ThunderZ Deactivated 4,454 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:02:07 PM Posted 04 September 2009 - 07:34 Julie Strietelmeier 3,076 views 6:28 Hard Drive Not Showing Up In Computer | How To Fix It (For all Windows Versions) - Duration: 3:30. Simpletech 320gb External Hard Drive what should i do?

Data Recovery Forum : Copyright GetData 2011 ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed. When I try to right click on the drive, everything is grayed out except help. I tried plugging the drive into another computer... http://tekconceptllc.com/hard-drive/simpletech-portable-hard-drive-not-working.php Or could it be a problem with the actual device?

We moved them over, and then deleted them from our computer... I did the Google thing and of course came up with many people who want me to download their "manager". Would requesting back-up drivers from the worthless people at SimpleTech help the problem?