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Hard drive won't turn on

I've got a big disk that just stopped working suddenly. the green light on the power supply blinks green and the blue light won't come on when pressed. i've tried a different power supply and also tried connecting it to a different computer. it's out of warranty and la cie says it sounds like a bad internal power board. any suggestions where i can get it fixed or if i can fix it myself by moving the drive to another housing?

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You could remove the drive if you can get the enclosure open and either install it in a new enclosure or as an additional HD inside your Pc. Good Luck.

Posted on Apr 24, 2007

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