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No power!!! ALCON, My Maxtor One Touch 500gb Ext. Hard drive was working fine until a day ago. I moved to another room here while stationed in Iraq and upon plugging the ext. hard drive in, nothing happened. I have tried pushing the button on the front, I have tried many other plugs (also plugged other devices to those outlets and got power). I am unsure what to do and furthermore, am at my wits end as some files on it will extremely hard to replace. Any suggestions?? Thanks in advance, Cpl Justin Davis, USMC

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  • mobius12 May 16, 2008

    Same situation for me, I plugged it in, and all i get is the little green light on the front blinking dim and rapidly. no power to hard drive. I dont know what i did!

  • Anonymous May 27, 2008

    I have the exact same problem, I have no power at ALL!!, the green light that usually stays solid green is solid dead now. Is their a power supply fix?

  • spsshep Sep 06, 2008

    power supply plug dosen't work, can I get a replacement

  • turtlesam Sep 13, 2008

    maxtor will not stay on, it just stopped working

  • Anonymous Sep 30, 2008

    I get a faint light flashing but no power. It's clearly knackered! :( How can i extract the files?

  • Anonymous Oct 01, 2008

    No power faint yellow, tried the hard reset,power supply light is on.Dead Dead Dead...

  • Anonymous Nov 21, 2008

    I have the same problem light is on and the hard drive is trying to read but is not being recognised.


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Do you hear any sound when you plug in ?? any light blinking?

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