Question about Fantom Titanium USB 2.0 250GB 7200rpm 480Mbps USB 2.0 USB 2.0 External (TFDU25072FT) Hard Drive

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I have a Fantom Drive Titanium External USB 2.0 Hard Disk Drive. All of a sudden the drive in gone. I tired to unplug everything & redo but nothing appears. It does not have a disk. It is a plug & play. I have Windows XP Service Pack 3 Help!!!

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Hello

If you turn on the drive can you feel that the drive starts spinning? Can you feel movement and see a light flickering?

Does your computer acknowledge that there is something plug in when you plug in the Drive? Does it give you a notification, or does it make a sound?

If so, then this simple setting just might fix your problem.
Just follow these steps and you should be set.
Go to:

Start
Control panel
Administrative tools
Computer management
Storage
Disc management

Now you should see your drive in the schematic below.
Right click on the drive and choose to change the drive letter and paths.
Now click on change and change the current drive letter. If there is no drive letter assigned, assign one.

However, if the drive does not spin at start up, there is something wrong with your HDD.
Hope this can be of help.

Kind regards
Andrea

Posted on Nov 15, 2009

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