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Brand New Simple Drive won't connect again to comp.

I had to do a system restore on my pc, so I saved all my important files to a brand new simple drive. It worked, but now when I try to transfer my files from the simple drive back on to my pc, it won't recognize my simple drive when I plug it in. How do I fix that??

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  • cleanwater Apr 17, 2009

    I'm having a similar problem on my 320gb SimpleDrive. I backed up all my files on it, and now my computer can't read the drive. I've tried it on several different USB ports, with no luck.

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Try plugging the simple drive into another USB port to see if it is recognized.

If this doesn't solve your issue, let me know.

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