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Simpletech external simple drive model 96300-40001-001--flashing blue light

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Last night we had a power outage due to Fay. I have an APS, my simple drive is connected to it and I was able to shut down properly. This AM I turned everything back on and my Simple Drive is flashing blue. After I disconnected the USB and turned it on still the flashing blue light. This IS my backup drive and EVERYTHING is on it and now I can't access it.

I don't know what to do. I've been in a hold cue with Simpletech for over an hour and still can't get in touch with tech support.

Please help. I hope I did not lose my life. I guess I will have to have backups of my backups of my backups.

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Do you mean that you used this as a "Data" drive and do not have the data stored on your pc...

that is basically the same as having no backup... if it is important, store the data in more than one location.

it is possible that a power surge killed the usb adapter on your storage device.... you may be able to transplant the HDD onto a working adapter or USB->HDD bridge to get your data back

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