Use the Device Manager to scan for new hardware. Grifola Dec 29, at 1: Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Some devices do not like being switched about. This causes Windows to recognize new devices. Answered on Feb 08,

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Posted on Dec 08, Be the pedsonal to answer. Enabled I have an external hard drive connected to my computer which stopped working last night all of a sudden. Yes that’s my drive but it only has the left green light on and the second light is faded solid green.

Ensure that your computer is turned on Plug the one-pin power connector to the back of the hard disk enclosure Connect the other end to the power adapter Plug the power adapter into the wall outlet. If it’s clicking – that’s the sound of death for hds. Are you looking for storrage solution to your computer problem?

Click Start, and then click Run.

Try connecting it to another computer to make sure. I scanned the hardware for changes, still not showing anything. Do you already have an account? But do you know if I’ll be able to retrieve the files from it??

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If it does work – backup everything immediately. It is possible to remove drives from the enclosures in most cases and connect directly inside a PC to fully check it. Hard drives fail sometimes but so do the enclosures to – so you may still have the data.

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Sandisk Cruzers are especially bad for this. To remove the drive Ensure that you aren’t currently accessing any of the files that reside on the hard dis. Use only the cables that came with it NOT one that fits that may have been lying around or is longer.

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Not finding what you are looking for? Answered on Jun 12, So let me know if I need to put those here as well.


Answered on Sep 12, Just the one green power light and I can hear that it’s on but I don’t hear the ticking at least. Answered on Feb 08, Here’s the model I have: Similar Threads – Solved External Hard.

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If you don’t do this there is a very strong chance that any files you transfer may not be there when you plug into another computer. Join overother people just like you! To ensure proper setup, you may have to restart your computer. Answered on Mar 01, Click to clear the Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power check box, and then click OK. If multiple computers aren’t detecting the drive, I don’t know that there is much else we can do.

Let it sit for a day before trying to connect again.