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I have a MY BOOKS ESSENTIAL EDITION. I can not get it to work. The light doesn't come on or anything. I have a power cord pludge into the wall and the other end is pluged into the my books. Then the USB cord is pluged into the My Books and to my Computer. The power cord fits so im sure it is supposed to work. My computer is a Laptop

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  • kandacejones Oct 12, 2008

    I have tried three different cords already. but thanks.

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There is no problem with the laptop

certainly
even if the cord fit correct it does not mean that the cord ik

why sont u try a different cord????

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