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My hard drive has stopped working! I checked power supply and it is working fine, when plugged into drive and turned on, the blue light flashes briefly on the drive then goes off again as does the light on the transformer on the power supply. when power supply is not connected to the drive the green light stays on like usual. it does this wen both plugged into the usb port and not. please help!

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    I have a shortage in the hardrive in the port that connects the power supply. The light does not flash but sometimes i can feel it spinning inside. Any solutions? Where can i at least get it serviced?

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Could be a bad transformer on the power supply or a bad drive. You could check the voltage coming from the transformer and verify that it is the proper voltage using a fluke meter. You could also dis-assemble the hard drive housing and try installing it in the computer and check if it is working. If you install it in the computer and the drive is not found then the drive is probably bad. If the drive works in the computer then get a new transformer.

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