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SimpleTech SimpleDrive Pininfarina 320GB Power up problem

I have been using my SimpleTech SimpleDrive Pininfarina 320GB External USB 2.0 Hard Drive for several years and now it will not power up. Any suggestions? Should I be able to get my information off it?

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It could be that it's internal power supply burnt out,
in which case the drive itself could still be fine.

Try opening up the external case, and removing the drive.
Once you do, plug it in to your computer directly using its SATA cables, and see if that works.

Hope I helped,
Tom

Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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