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It's a 1 TB ext. drive. It was working good 'til about 2 days ago when it wouldn't power up. What can I do it get it back up and running again?

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If it is the power adaptor, check it for faults.
If it is ok, check the usb cable.
It may also be the USB interface on the enclosure.
As a last resort you could remove the drive from the enclosure and buy a new one to put the drve in.
If the power adaptor needs replacing, it may be cheaper to get a new enclosure.
Check this 1 out, it is a cradle you can push your drives into without having the bother of fitting it inside, plus you can use any sata drive in it, if you have IDE drives, you can get an ide version also
It is £14

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