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SIMPLETECH 320GB Was able to install and backup everything to my Simpletech. But it states that it's a one-click backup. When I click it nothing happens? No manual on this part.

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One thing to remember is the some of the Simple drives requires the USB mini to conect to the drive and the TWO USB connects to be plugin to the computer.

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Simpletech back up works only after you have Installed TotalMedia Backup & Record
1 Go to the root directory on your SimpleDrive external disk drive, and then double-click
Setup.exe to launch the TotalMedia Backup & Record installation wizard.
2 Open the drop-down box, select
your preferred interface language,
and then click OK.
3 Click Next to begin the installation process.
4 Follow the on screen instructions to install
TotalMedia Backup & Record on your
To start TotalMedia Backup & Record, click Start, All Programs, ArcSoft TotalMedia Backup &
Record, and then TotalMedia Backup & Record.

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See the Hitachi SimpleTech FAQ's which states that "The SimpleDrive and (re)Drive lines require a 12Volts, 1.5Amp or greater, and Center Positive power adapter".

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If you have a new laptop, you should not need the install disk to see the drive as the drive is USB 2.0 compliant.

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Plug the drive into you laptop (USB cable).

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When my simpletech 320GB External Hard Drive starts up, it starting clicking, and won't be recognized by my computer.


OK, at the link below you will be directed to a tip i wrote on this exact error.

Click HERE.

Feel free to let me know if you have any further questions.

Kind regards

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I assume you're using the StorageSync software. Go here to make sure you have the latest version:

Since I don't know what you're clicking, I can only tell you that you need to choose the "Incremental Backup" radio button at the bottom left of the Backup Window, then click the "Backup" button.


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my advice to you is open it and unplug the one touch button.

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