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Blinking Blue Light

My green light stays solid but the blue light will blink. I use to hear the coolmax spin and whine but now it is a very faint whine and spin but sounds like it stops. What is wrong?

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The front LED flashes red & blue when I turn it on. What does this mean?

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The LED indicators above the drive bays and the front LED indicate drive status and activity.
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Blinking blue light

the only blue light that i know blinks is the Kmart blue light special .. we need model of things you're working with to properly diagnose.
is it external drive ? with a blue light blinking ? is it connected in usb ? sounds like if its external drive with blinking light could be bad hard disk or bad controller card inside that translates ide to usb.

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Worked fine for a year, now not recognized or functioning

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I replaced the Acom drive enclosure with a new one (CP Technologies). I don't know if the drive enclosure or power supply was at fault-- but it wasn't the internal drive. Plugged it in and amazingly all my data was back. For thirty bucks it was far less than sending out the drive to a 'data recovery' expert!

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