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My barracuda 7200.7 120gb hdd won't work with power cord inserted but take cord out(of hdd) and computer fires up?

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There is a possibility that the power resources of your computer (specifically the power supply) cannot give enough power to the whole PC plus the new HDD, there are lots of options that you can do to get this resolved, some are you remove components in your computer taht is not being used, secpially the one that is plugged to your power supply,

OR
get a power supply that have larger wattage / power capacity.

hope that helps, good luck on this one, just let me know if you should have other questions.

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