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Cannot Open when connected

Ibm travelstar USB 2.0 not opening

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  • Anonymous Aug 15, 2008

    I connect harddrive IBM Travelstar 20 GB Model IC25N020ATCS04-0 (made in Thailand) to PC via USB port but cannot open ,LED is light .How can I do , I have no driver.Pls. help me.

  • Anonymous Nov 13, 2008

    connected light is on, but nothing pop out

  • Anonymous Jan 29, 2009

    I have same problem. I have IBM Travelstar 40G,

  • Anonymous Mar 09, 2009

    I have the led on, but no hard disk is showing.

  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2009

    I connect harddrive IBM Travelstar 20 GB Model IC25N020ATCS04-0 (made in Thailand) to PC via USB port but cannot open ,LED is light .How can I do , I have no driver.Pls. help me.

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I connect harddrive IBM Travelstar 20 GB Model IC25N020ATCS04-0 (made in Thailand) to PC via USB port but cannot open ,LED is light .How can I do , I have no driver.Pls. help me.

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Not coming up when connected pls help

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