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500g simpletech extrenal harddrive will not turn on

I plug in the power the blue light flashes then turns off and theres a ticking buzzing noise sound slike grinding almost? computer wont recognize it

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Sounds like your hard drive took a really bad bump. Do you know if any mishandling occur during or before install? Most times you must replace the drive with a new one. The sound you hear is the read arms trying to read the disks.

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Sounds like a drive failure. If it under warranty then its time to trade it in.

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