Question about Transcend StoreJet 2.5 (TS120GSJ25T) 120 GB USB 2.0 Hard Drive

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StoreJet 2.5 Spinning properly(sounds) but not detected

Hi
My StoreJet i bought in 2005 stopped getting detected by my computer all of the sudden. I tried 3 different computers, none can detected it. I've tested the USB cable on a different device and it seems to be working. It sounds to be spinning properly and does not have clicking sound. I hope it is not broken.

I have not recently installed any new programs on my computer and I simply turned off my laptop and unplugged it as i usually do. It stopped working as I plugged it in again hours later.

I've also tried taking the hard drive out and placing it back.

I really hope it is not broken
I take good care of this product but do you think it is because of the problem of the Harddrive case? or is it the problem of the Harddrive itself.

Thanks
Steven

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  • wakahola May 07, 2008

    i think i actually bought it in 2007 not 2005

  • quirospepe Jun 18, 2008

    The EXACT same thing happened to me. I bought mine in 2007.




  • Anonymous Jul 29, 2008

    Mine is behaving the exact same way. I can hear it spinning (no clicking) and the light blinks when I first plug it in, but my computer does not recognize it.


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If it came with a Y USB cable -- try connecting both "Computer" USB ends to the computer ports. It could be power issue. Worked for me.

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Try the drive in a new case. if that dosent work the drive is dead.

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