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I'm not getting any response when attaching my SimpleTech SimpleDrive Pininfarina 320GB External USB 2.0 Hard Drive - Blue. When I turn it on, the circular blue light flashes once (instead of many times when it was working correctly) and then I hear a faint sound coming from the unit like it is trying to boot up but it just makes a couple low pitched sounds like it;s trying. Could it be a driver problem even if it doesn't seem to connect or I get no messages. Keep in mind this happening on a laptop and desktop. Any more simple TS steps other than slave drive?

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I have a 500GB that does the same thing. However, windows keeps telling my I have a driver error and device manager shows an unknown device. So, it may not be your hard drive after all.

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Hi

Thank you for your query

From the sound you are describing it looks like the drive has become faulty

Unfortunatley the only thing you can try as mentioned aboveis to take the actual drive out and wire it into another PC, but from the sound you are describing I think you may have the same problem

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shauqat

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