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Power Problem When I power on the drive, it tries to boot then it stops and the light flashes three times. Do you have any solutions?

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  • deebesciak Mar 15, 2008

    yup - i have similar problem - but my one doesn't even start spinning - just the light keep flashing continously.... is all my data gone???


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I have sent my one to specialists and they quoted me on £400 to recover all my data :( this is a joke - I will never buy WD again....

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