Question about Buffalo Technology (HD-HB160U2) 160 GB Hard Drive
The drive or enclosure may have failed. Very cheap enclosures are more susceptible to power surges as they are made with no or cheap voltage regulators. This specific device has no switch, and powers up when the computer boots. Though bus powered, or bus automated drives are convenient, there is no separation between the drive and electricity feeding into the unit, potentially putting your drive and the data on it at risk. You may need to ( or have a trained technician ) extract the drive and test it and the enclosure. Hope this helps.
Posted on Oct 02, 2007
Tips for a great answer:
May 28, 2012 | Televison & Video
Nov 07, 2011 | Western Digital WD HDD 500GB SATA 25"...
Jul 19, 2011 | Seagate (ST310005EXA101RK) 1 TB USB 20...
Oct 04, 2010 | SmartDisk FireLite 40 GB Hard Drive
Dec 26, 2009 | Harman Kardon AVR 85
Oct 23, 2008 | Televison & Video
Feb 10, 2008 | Computers & Internet
Oct 08, 2007 | Western Digital My Book Essential Edition...
May 22, 2020 | Power Computers & Internet
154 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: