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No Power to External Hard Drive

Have Iomega DHD250 external hard drive. Hardly used. Last used about 4 months ago. Now I can't get the drive's power light to go on. The AC adapter between the power source and the drive has a green light, but not the drive. An adapter problem? A drive problem? My power supply has the green light and seems to be working but the Hard Drive is not ???

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  • Anonymous Apr 10, 2009

    iomega 500 G won't power up.  overheated a week ago, was fine the next day and through the weekend.  now no power.

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Do you have access to a multimeter or voltmeter? If you do you can check the voltage coming out of the adapter and make sure it matches what the power adapter says it is. If it doesn't, then it is the power adapter. If it does, then it is the drive or enclosure.

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