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My Iomega Screenplay 500 isn't working

When I switch my Iomega Screenplay 500 on it makes a continuous click-click-click-click sound. The blue light comes on but the player isn't recognized by the PC or the television as being there. Pressing the play button (or any others) results in the orange light flashing and then nothing. Just click-click-click-click. The player is almost full of movies but I can't access them now. Everything was fine until this morning and I can't think what has happened. Thanks for any ideas!

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  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2008

    My Iomega screenplay also makes a continuous clicking noise and is not recognized by my laptop anymore

  • 07prathik Jan 18, 2009

    same thing with me, except my tv can recognize it.

  • buyer500 Feb 06, 2009

    mine only does that when hooked to a portable dvd player, stil a pain in the **** tho

  • onlymme Mar 19, 2009

    Mine behaves in exactly the same way Guest - anyone out there got a solution please? Help, I need to get at my stuff!!

  • Anonymous May 25, 2009

    exactly the same problem

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Your Iomaga Hard Drive is broken. The clicking noise is the heads ggrinding off the palate and this problem can not be fixed. If your player is less then 1 year old it is guarenteed and should be replaced. Otherwise, it the hard drive inside needs to be replaced!

Posted on Feb 07, 2010

  • steven adams Jul 31, 2013

    Can i replace the hard drive myself?

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