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Dear Master, My LaCie Hard Drive refuses to switch off the blue light. I do everything as I always did - eject it by dragging it into Trash, it seems to switch off but the blue button keeps burning. When I switch my computer there is more movement in the Hrd Drive anf then it seems to be completely off but the light is still on. I finally switched it off from the energy supply. How can I deal with it?

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The hard drive has it's own power supply. If you look on the back of the external hard drive, there is a power button there to turn it off. It doesn't shut off just cause you disconnect it from the PC or turn the PC off.

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