Question about Smartdisk - Peripherals - HARD DRIVE, CROSSFIRE 160GB EXTERNAL (XG160F)

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Crossfire 160 GB external hard drive

My computer won't recognize my hard drive anymore. I plug it in and nothing happens. When I turn the switch on the back of hard drive on it beeps like an alarm or something, but it's very quiet. Also the green light on top flashes, in one long flash and 5 repeated short flashes. I've been loading movies on it and it's been working fine and then it just quit one day and it's not even close to being full.

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  • aly2u Dec 30, 2007

    HI there - have the same problem cannot get any computer to recognise the crossfire external hard drive. Makes a noise booting up with solid green light then after few moments ligh turns to flashing and noise stops - computer detects new hardware then states - is not working properly! family photos at risk!

  • kurdoski Jan 26, 2008

    Please help what you mena with freezing the hard dirve ? it not works

  • trancetime Jun 26, 2008

    I have a 160 gb Crossfire ext drive. It was working fine then I came home the other day it was beeping and my computer doesn't recognize that it's connected. The green light on top is on.

    I have unplugged it and rebooted the computer. I can't run any diagnostics since my main computer doesn't know that it's there. Any ideas?

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What you mean when you say freezing ? how i freez it? it is crazy qustion < sorry > but relay ave same probelm i cannot get my files from crossfire hard drive , thanks for help

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Dear Crewchief Try deep freezing your drive, really, I mean freezing it for more than an hour, take it out and attach as a primary or secondary slave and see if it cycles up. Sure hope this helps.

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