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Red Light/Blue Light I/O Error

My drive is set to Master and being read on a USB 1.0 slot on an XP machine. The drive appears in "My Computer" but when I click on it I get "I/O error". Also the NexxTech shows a solid red light. When it first starts up it is a blue light or a blue flickering light...but then a solid red light. Please advise.

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  • margolch Aug 31, 2008

    I have the exact same issue...please help!

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My nx2 is working again after having the "red light/blue light/I/O Error" problem. I just:

1. turned off my computer
2.unplugged the HD,
3. took out the HD from the enclosure and plugged it back into the enclosure,
4.started up my computer without the HD being plugged in
5. after my computer had been on for a minute, I plugged the HD in and my computer recognized it and had the proper mixture of red and blue light coming from the HD, indicating it's working properly.

Good luck!

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