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Simpletech Hard drives blue light wont turn on for some reason. Basically the whole thing is off even when i plug it in and turn on the switch i get nothing.

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You will probably have to dis-assemble the drive from the enclosure and connect internally to yoru computer to test to see if the drive is good or not.

Or it could be the power cord that has gone bad.

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

  • Leo Stewart Aug 26, 2013

    power is fine the switch is broken. how to you connect on the inside?

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