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Dropped external harddrive

Did you figure out what to do? I did the same thing to a simpletech.

Let me know if you have any ideas.

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April
april@thomasengineering2000.com

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  • adrian_benzo Nov 17, 2008

    my simpletech portable hard drive also fell and wasn't recognize anymore by my laptop. but there is still a red light that means the power is on. but the blue light that tells that the drive is active blink only once after plugging it.

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If the drive isn't working anymore just RMA (Return to Manufacturer) it. Most hard drives have a pretty decent warranty on them. Your simpletech 250GB has a 3 year warranty on it. Info on the warranty can be found at http://www.simpletech.com/support/warranty/. If you want to RMA it, click the "Technical Support / RMA Request" on the left hand side of that page.

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