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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hello, Did you try to use this drive on another computer? Did you have the same problem? Did you try using a different cable? I would try these things first in order to determine if the problem is with the drive or with the computer. Good Luck! Dr. Know
Posted on Dec 23, 2007
hey im the same person who just posted above. i went to WD's website, and it said unplug the hard drive from the computer, and unplug it from the power source. then plug it into the power outlet, wait for it to spin up, then plug it in via USB/Firewire, whatever. it worked for me, so hopefully it will work for you.
Posted on May 13, 2008
Do the neccesary jumper cable settings. then manually detect it through your bios. If not detected, try to replace the ide cable. if still not detected, try to feel the hard drive if it spins, if not, the had drive is damage.
Posted on Mar 05, 2009
try opening it up, screw loose the connection with your usb (the whole component) and then directly plug it into your computer with the plug that goes into harddrive:)
Posted on May 14, 2009
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Seagate is a company that manufactures external hard drives.
These hard drives can be used to house large files or even to backup an entire hard drive.
When your Seagate external hard drive is not working properly, you might ready to send it into the company for repair.
Before you send it away, you can troubleshoot the problem and potentially save yourself a lot of time and grief.
Look over the power cable going from the wall outlet to the back of the Seagate hard drive. Make sure that there aren't any breaks or tears in the electrical wiring.
If there are breaks, replace the power cord.
Look over the power cable and make sure that it is plugged into the wall outlet in your home as well as plugged into the back of the hard drive.
Plug the power cable directly into the wall outlet or into a surge protector.
Do not plug the power cable into an extension cord.
Seagate Data Cable
Disconnect all of the USB devices that are plugged into your computer's USB ports except for your mouse and your keyboard.
Disconnect the Seagate external hard drive from your computer.
Unplug the power cable from the back of the Seagate external hard drive and restart your computer.
Wait until your computer has fully booted and then plug the power cable back into the hard drive.
Look over the USB data cable to make sure that there are breaks or tears in the cable.
Look over the ends of the cable where they meet the computer and the hard drive.
Make sure the pins are straight.
Replace the cable if needed.
Plug the data cable into the back of the hard drive.
Plug the data cable into your computer.
Hope this helps.
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