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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 After connecting it to my home desktop (Compaq Presario SR2002X) front USB 2.0 port and leaving it on for a while, my computer won't detect it. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? 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).
Up next Hard Drive not Visible in My Computer - How to Fix It - Full Version - Duration: 8:08. Select the Hardware tab and click the Device Manager button. 7. Hope this is a positive step. 11-27-2007, 06:17 PM #5 twajetmech I helped the forums. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.
I was connecting it to my friend's desktop, and put it standing on the floor. Their site is worthless with no answers. I read your posts and tried to do the same way but it didn't work.
bentsnake 728,307 views 8:08 How to recover data on external hard drive - Duration: 5:18. Sign in to make your opinion count. They both work on my PC laptop and a friends iMac (OS 10.6.4) just fine. Simpletech External Hard Drive Power Supply Pulled it out of the box and connected it to my Dell Inspirion 2200 (1.7 GHz; 504?
Thanks a lot Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) Good to hear....Thanks for the feedback ! Simpletech External Hard Drive Drivers Nathan Vidal 284 views 3:09 Secret of "dead" external HARD DRIVES! Mar 25, 2009 #10 syamlan TS Rookie i have the same issue here....i did thru disk mgmt...change the letter and format it but the problem still persist...ok for a few minute Suggestions??
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. Simpletech 250gb External Hard Drive To check if my computer had a problem, I connect the drive to my work laptop (Dell Precision), it still wasn't detected. brooksey!!! Sign in Share More Report Need to report the video?
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Working... What you need to do is download and install NTFS-3G and your problems should be solved. Simpletech Support If so, run a Fast Format, or Complete Format Recover search to get your data back. Simpletech External Hard Drive Troubleshooting 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
These cases have the motor to spin the disks and the head(s) to read the disks. Installed it - simple, no driver required, but it wasn't pre-formatted, as I'd expected. Watch Queue Queue __count__/__total__ External Hard Drive Backup - How to Get Your Simpletech Working Aaron B SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe777777 Loading... ENTER HERE © CBS Interactive Inc. / All Rights Reserved. Simpletech Simpledrive
I tried a different cable and locations... If so, assign it a drive letter that is not currently in use and it should show up in Windows. Generated Wed, 10 Aug 2016 08:37:16 GMT by s_rh7 (squid/3.5.20) Register Help Remember Me? Any help will be GREATLY appreciated!!!!!!
Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Simpletech Hard Drive Red Light More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About It was working fine for a couple of days but one day I rebooted and couldn't find it anymore!
The CD ROM does say that it is preformatted with NTFS but if it isn't formatted how could I tell?
That error message showed up another time too. Click the New button below the System Variables panel. 4. 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). Simpletech External Hard Drive Not Recognized Mac Back to top #13 ThunderZ ThunderZ Deactivated 4,454 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:10:58 AM Posted 04 September 2009 - 10:59 AM Thanks for the info.
Data recovery service`s are usually aimed at Big business that has a catastrophic server crash or something along those lines. Check to see if you are using the correct AC power cord - I was able to resolve my problem that way. See this MS KB >> You should also know that viruses can cause this problem. even after everything i have tried (and no im not going to do it myself i dont have the tools or that pesky lil thing called a sterile clean room...) 2.Do
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 Already have an account? Couldn't sign you in, please try again. This is driving me insane.
So it makes couple drives like e:, f:, g:. Back to top #12 brooksey!!! Here is the advice letter and instructions:http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3964_iMac SMC RESET_• Shut down the computer.• Unplug the computer's power cord.• Press and hold the power button for 5 seconds.• Release the power button.• Quite the Catch-22.
If you disconnect the usb drive or any other usb device without first stopping the device then sometimes the usb ports will fail to recognize the device when it is plugged Whats the power source for the simpletech external hard drive SimpleTech External Hard Drive MAC Simpletech external hard drive Simpletech external hard drive does not power on solved External Hard Drive yet it is in drive 6 not one like c,f,g, h etc. Next day I find that the drive has reverted to RAW formatting again.
I emailed SimpleTech asking for help (they still haven't e-mailed me back; useless people) and wallowing in despair, unplugged it from my system and cried myself to sleep. Then goto disk management to format my external. Had this problem with simpletech 350GB external - tried it on 2PC's (Vista) and could not get pc's to recognize the drive. If so it has happened on both 27 inch iMacs that Apple has sent me this month.
Aug 1, 2009 #16 NGEK TS Rookie did you tried that using administrator account? If the power cord/a/c adaptor is faulty or the hdd is loose in the enclosure(thus not making good contact) then you should pester simpletech to either replace the cord, a/c adaptor,or