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Lacie mobile drive 120 gb

This device has been working great until today when i plugged it in and its not showing on the computer. the light is on and blinking but it doesnt seem to be working, because it remains cold. what can i do about this? i bought it in berlin but am living in stockholm.

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Re: Lacie mobile drive 120 gb

I'd power it on and gently put it against my ear to sense if it's even spinning. If it's spinning, powerdown the computer, disconnect the drive and try it in someone else's computer. Let me know what happens. If it is not spinning, could either be an electronic error within the enclosure or the drive has received a static shock. If it was me, I'd remove the drive from the enclosure and put it into a different enclosure for 2.5" drives. It's only a normal laptop drive inside. I'd be interested in what you find out. ZT3000 "Beta tester of "0"s and "1's"

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