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I have a freecom external hard drive 400GB and it wont load up onto my computer, i have been using this without any probs for the last 18 months, it has all my back up folders on it. what do i do, i need those files. help

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  • ani100 Sep 16, 2008

    thanks tried that - changed cables - it still not loading up, the light on it flashes and i can hear it trying to read the disk.

  • ani100 Sep 16, 2008

    thankyou, it has power so will try removing the disk and connecting it to my mac - or getting someone to do this for me!

  • Ciaociccio Dec 18, 2008

    I have a freecom 250 and it won't come up on the desktop. It registers in the systems profiler but I can't access the files.

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Hi

If u have warranty means then u can claim it, no warranty means do these step.

First check whether power is coming to ur external hard disk.

If not means u want change power supply board or plug..

U can remove ur hard disk from the external driver and then connect it to ur cpu like internal hard disk and then check it, this will work..




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  • Thafa Sep 16, 2008

    Hi

    If u have warranty means don't do this because if u remove panel means u loss ur warranty ok.

    No warranty means u can do this hardly u no need to worry..


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Try to plug it to another computer...

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