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Flashing blue light on external WD hard drive & not recognised

External WD 1TB hard drive not recognised by system and blue light flashing. Also a clicking noise inside unit.

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Sounds like you are using the wrong power supply. Check the amp output on the power plug you plug into the wall make sure its the same as the amp input of your external harddrive

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

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    Clark Lambert Oct 16, 2013

    drive in service multiple years different outlets - swapped same model power converter

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