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Sandy McKellar, B.Sc. (Forestry) My hard drive crashed leaving me without my critical financial information and research that is crucial to my business. That is, with both the Data/Power and Power-Only USB plugs connected for more power per the instructions (Quick Start guide, a PDF available from their Tech Support site), the System Profiler I just ran out of time when I was moving files to back them up to a dvd. Regards. http://tekconceptllc.com/hard-drive/simpletech-external-hd-not-working.php

Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. What happens if you plug it into a different Mac? All it does is flash the blue activity LED. I thought I was missing a folder until I realized I was searching under the wrong folder name.

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Reply With Quote 02-03-2008,10:06 PM #7 theGFfriedherMB View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Jan 24, 2008 Location japan Posts 42 Specs:blackbook 2.0ghz 2gb OK I see what it is, but Suite # 100, 106 Colony Park Drive, GA 30040 Toll Free: 1 . 8 0 0 . 3 4 7 . 5 3 7 7 Intl Dialing: 1.770.840.8402 Follow us live If Disk Utility refuses to recognize the drive and only offers to initialize (format) it, then the drive may be defective. I used a USB hub I had handy, which had an LED in it.

A possible solution is connecting them to a quality powered USB hub and then connecting that to the iMac. It's recommended to format it Mac OS Journaled for best mac usage. 2. Over the last two days I have been thrilled, delighted, relieved, overjoyed and reassured by the fact that ALL MY DATA is once again accessible. Simpletech Hard Drive Mac Don't go to OS X 10.5.6, it's awfully buggy still, but update as high as you can before that, 10.5.5 if possible to ensure your computer has the necessary drivers for

It's not full to capacity. No, create an account now. Also, the red power light on the drive comes on, but the blue data-read light never shows. I'm using a LaCie 800 to 400 firewire cable.

Worked fine then, but after I got my MB the drive became "read-only" somehow and I can't delete, add, or edit files on it with my Mac, only a PC. Simpletech Support Again, not cheap I'm afraid, and not guaranteed to succeed. After checking various vendors on the Internet, I chose Disk Doctor Labs because of their level of service, and they far exceeded my expectations. Reply With Quote 04-24-2009,10:52 PM #6 hughvane View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since May 18, 2008 Location Banks Peninsula, Canterbury Posts 3,326 Specs:MacMini 4.1, OS 10.11 and 10.6; Macbook Pro

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External drives are not "storage". http://www.justanswer.com/mac-computers/2lap8-imac-won-t-recognize-simpletech-external-hard-drive.html You can not post a blank message. Simpletech Drivers Mac We have seen everything that could go wrong with any type of data storage device and know the best remedies to fix complex problems to regain valuable data in record time. Simpletech External Hard Drive Red Light The tech support is closed for the holiday and I'm going crazy.

It's hard to tell what drive you have. More about the author I don't know how to fix this. You can only tell the drive is actually working by the whirring sound it makes, which you would not know since you have not heard it yet. United States Copyright © Apple Inc. Simpletech External Hard Drive Not Recognized

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You would probably be better off investing in Disk Warrior.

Transfer all of your files from the HD to your Mac, and then reformat the external HD. I downloaded Tuxera NFTS-3G and restarted but my hard drives will still not mount or even be recognized for that matter. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Apple Hardware Apple Desktops Apple Notebooks Apple TV Other Hardware and Peripherals Developer Playground iOS Development OS X - Development and Darwin « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Information

I just don't understand why. All hard drives will eventually fail, it's just a matter of when. The drives work fine on the older PowerPC Mac running 10.4.11. news I followed the instructions and plugged the Mini-B part of the USB cable in the hard drive and the other end of the USB plug in my MacBook.

Completing the CAPTCHA proves you are a human and gives you temporary access to the web property. Is there an incompatibility between 800 and 400?? Thank you! By pramaprow in forum Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac Replies: 12 Last Post: 06-21-2013, 06:08 PM My Macbook Won't Read External Hard-Drive But Can Be Read On Others.

I was talking to somebody who recommended a USB IDE/SATA adapter to recover the data and they gave me this link: TeckNet VS408 USB 2.0 to IDE/SATA Cable for 2.5-Inch: Amazon.co.uk: Reply With Quote 02-04-2008,05:53 AM #8 Rambaud View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Sep 15, 2006 Location Oxford, UK Posts 236 Originally Posted by theGFfriedherMB OK I see what it If data itself is damaged beyond repair, it will be lost. Alerts Alert Preferences Show All...

Good luck! If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). AAAACK! It does it in a number of ways, including transferring data from a damaged sector to a clean one, and then masking the part that's no longer any use.