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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?

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  • tombg Mar 11, 2009

    I have a DHD250GB Hd.   Occasionally gave noise, now the unit does not spin up.   Any ideas how to get the data to another working HD. Can two DHD250 drives swap parts to make one work?  
    Need some advice.  

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    I have a the above External Hard Drive but I have lost the users manual and disk if it had one. Can you help me?

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    After having been a way a month the Iomega 1TB Desktop USB 2.0 Hard Drive simply refuses to start up, he power light blinks, thats all that happens. What can I do?! Apparently the disc isn't spinning ... It has alot of nice stuff, so what do I do?!

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I have just had a 500Gig External from Iomega do the same. Tested the PSU on another identical drive and worked OK... Must be the drive in my case! Any suggestions warmly welcomed!?!

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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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