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It was working fine and then I went to turn it on

The digital book was working fine a couple of days ago and then I went to turn it on and it won't turn on. I have 2 western books of the same model and the power cord works with the other one... What can I do to get power to the external hard drive.....

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If you're connecting a known-good power supply to the MyBook, and it's not turning on... I suspect that the MyBook has died. You should replace it or have it serviced. If the data on it is very important, it might be worth taking the drive apart and removing the hard drive inside and trying to recover data. If the data isn't important, I would say the MyBook is dead. Sorry.

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