Question about SmartDisk FireLite 40 GB Hard Drive
For that first make sure your usb cable connected to harddrive is working fine.
Try it in different usb ports.
Make sure that jumper on the back side of harddrive fixed into right position
Ifyou have windows computer then check your harddrived into that computer if you can get error for accessing the harddrive then you need to repair your harddrive .
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Posted on Apr 27, 2010
Ok let me give you a breakdown on what happens to these drives.
!. Bad a/c power source
2. Bad usb to sata controller card inside the unit
3. Bad usb cable.
Ok try another usb cable and or power supply source, if that does not work your going to need to take the drive out of the external case and ether purchase a new case or put this unit into a computer to access the data (Mac's can be a issue here because of the complex detail on installing a drive inside them. You can buy a external case from amazon.com for around $35 bucks.
But if your hard drive is not clicking or making horrible noises then the chances are the data on it is safe and you will have a safe extraction of the hard drive and it can go into another case. Now if you hear it clicking and all kinda of funny noises then the hard drive would not be use-able and therefore crashed (nothing you can do at this point)
Trust me I done this with a western digital my book and have had major success with extracting the drive I even got a tip on fixya how to do it.
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Posted on Apr 26, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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