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VERBATIM EXTERNAL HDD WILL NOT POWER UP

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I am hoping you could help me. I have a Verbatim External HDD model 47510 which will not power up. On inspection a component (Q1) on the power PEC appears burnt out. Do you know where I can get a replacement PEC as verbatim will not supply them.

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L.Seberry

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SOURCE: corrupt file system

In Windows Explorer, right-click on the drive and select Properties from the context menu. Select the Tools tab. Click on the Check Now button in the Error-checking box. It will probably respond with a UAC prompt, so enter a username that has administrator access and its password or select the Continue button as required. If the chkdsk utility cannot establish exclusive control over the drive you may need to schedule the check to run after the next reboot, then reboot the machine. It will run a comprehensive check of all of the structures on the drive and fix any errors it encounters. Once it is done, you should be able to backup the drive.

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

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SOURCE: 1tb Verbatim External Hard Troubleshoot

does it work on another pc ok? Do other usb devices work ok? Give me the details and I can help you solve this.

Paul

Posted on Aug 08, 2009

YourZEN
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SOURCE: WinXP does not recognize USB device for Verbatim

Troubleshooting your USB hard drive in Windows see:
http://www.verbatim.com/support/support-article.cfm?support_id=7B8B6B2C-1422-1392-A8B4CF52416BBF75&supportType=Article

  • First check:
Link to determine the hard drive getting enough power:
http://www.verbatim.com/support/support-article.cfm?support_id=7B4B78B1-1422-1392-A837F379D15C6F2E&supportType=Article

  • Next check the hardware in My Computer > Device Manager if there are "yellow marks" for devices that require driver software to be installed.
When devices e.g. printer is connected before you installed the needed software, it can happen that the USB port is no longer recognized.
Then remove the device that shows having problems in the hardware manager.
Next install the software.
Connect afterwards or at the time the computer asks to do so.
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Link to your external hard drive USB 500GB on the internet:
http://www.verbatim.com/products/detail.cfm?product_id=A2EDE0FA-1143-3415-5F5A5A7E80921FE8&cat_id=A2EEE0D6-1143-3415-5FC347F5645B6AE1

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

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SOURCE: i get no icons on my pc screen when i plug my new

thanks for sharing that

Posted on Nov 07, 2009

shibuda
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SOURCE: Windows XP Home Edition does not recognise my

Hi,
Install it to another pc for confirm.

If you need more information, reply me soon.

Thanks

Posted on Feb 25, 2011

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http://www.verbatim.com/support/support-article.cfm?support_id=7B8B6B2C-1422-1392-A8B4CF52416BBF75&supportType=Article

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http://www.verbatim.com/support/support-article.cfm?support_id=7B4B78B1-1422-1392-A837F379D15C6F2E&supportType=Article

  • Next check the hardware in My Computer > Device Manager if there are "yellow marks" for devices that require driver software to be installed.
When devices e.g. printer is connected before you installed the needed software, it can happen that the USB port is no longer recognized.
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Next install the software.
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Link to your external hard drive USB 500GB on the internet:
http://www.verbatim.com/products/detail.cfm?product_id=A2EDE0FA-1143-3415-5F5A5A7E80921FE8&cat_id=A2EEE0D6-1143-3415-5FC347F5645B6AE1

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