Question about Vantec NexStar 3.5in External Hard Drive Enclosure, Model "NST-350U2" (840556060505) Drive Case

1 Answer

Vantec Nexstar 3 HD not being recognized on comp

It is plugged in....unplugged and replugged all connections.....the blue light on the machine just keeps flashing on and off

Posted by on

  • Anonymous May 08, 2009

    same as above

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Hi, I had this same problem - blue light flashing and the drive not being recognised.

The problem was with the power cord, not the drive.

I solved the problem by unplugging the connection on the power cord between the outlet end and the power brick section, and re-plugging them after flipping one of the ends over.

The drive was now getting power correctly and spun up and was recognised as usual.

Posted on May 19, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Windows 7 NexStar CX USB 2.0 3.5 inch SATA drive when connecting, windows 7 can't recognize the USB drive and shows a message "unknown device". The blue light of the the hard drive...


This is the usual reason:
USB port has 4 pins (connectors). The two at the ends supply 5 Volts to the hard drive (or any other appliance you connect. I don't think there's a problem with those two because you can see the power light on the hard drive.
The middle is for data transfer. If one gets damaged, although the device gets power, the OS cannot recognize the device.
Try changing the USB cable you are using. Connectors in the wire are damaged more easily than those in the device.

Jul 09, 2011 | Vantec NexStar-3 External 3.5inch...

2 Answers

Vantec Nexstar 3 driver download


Vantec Nexstar 3 drivers can be found at driverupdate us.Take a look, and enjoy

Apr 04, 2010 | Vantec NexStar-3 External 3.5inch...

1 Answer

I have a NexStar 3 external hard drive that is not being recognized by my computer. It used to work now it gives an unknown device message


remove the hard drive restart your computer the plug the hard drive back into your usb port this should come up with new hard ware found and install the driver If not try a different usb port or your sata drive

Mar 30, 2010 | Vantec NexStar-3 External 3.5inch...

1 Answer

Windows 7 NexStar drivers and installation needed


No device-drivers are needed. Just connect this USB device, and Windows will recognize it. If there is a "one-touch-backup" button, it won't work, but you can still use drag-and-drop to copy files from your internal disk-drive to this external disk-drive.

Jan 01, 2010 | Vantec NexStar-3 External 3.5inch...

1 Answer

Have installed ide hard drive but it isn't being recognized by the CPU and the light is strobing continually.


Did you install the IDE drive _inside_ the VANTEC external drive,
or did you install the IDE drive _inside_ your desktop computer?

Did you set the MA(ster) / SL(ave) / C(able)S(elect) drive to the correct position?

Sep 19, 2009 | Vantec NexStar-3 External 3.5inch...

1 Answer

Can my Vantec NexStar 3 Hard drive SAVE?


You might want to take the drive out of the case and use and external drive connector to see if the drive still works.
https://www.amazon.com/Drive-Adapter-Converter-Optical-External/dp/B002OV1VJW

Sep 02, 2017 | Vantec 1 Bay NexStar 3 USB 2.0 External...

1 Answer

Hard Drive won't spin


I had this problem and I found out that plug & play wasn't enabled in the bios.

Dec 30, 2008 | Vantec 1 Bay NexStar 3 USB 2.0 External...

1 Answer

Nexstar


Its normal, and is the signal showing the drive powering/spinning up and down. The drive spins at 7200 rpms, when you power it up or down, its switches onto the speed that best suits  what it's intended to do.

Oct 14, 2007 | Vantec 1 Bay NexStar 3 USB 2.0 External...

1 Answer

Nexstar External drive


If neither computers detect it, which is a good form of process of elimination, I would test the cable with a known working. I would then extract the drive from the enclosure. And try mounting into a desktop machine as a slave, or find another enclosure.

Oct 04, 2007 | Vantec 1 Bay NexStar 3 USB 2.0 External...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

3,005 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Vantec Computers & Internet Experts

Willem.
Willem.

Level 2 Expert

359 Answers

Piyal Perera
Piyal Perera

Level 3 Expert

528 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

Are you a Vantec Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...