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External HDD does not power off when PC is switched off

by vivek_k47 / February 12, 2013 12:53 AM PST

Hi,
i have a Seagate 2TB external HDD.It was running fine.But recently it starting to generate some clicking sounds when data is accessed(also takes a few seconds sometimes to access data).Also when i turn of the PC its power is not down and i can still hear the sounds.
Please suggest the solution for this.
Thanks
Vivek

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Not all drives will do this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 12, 2013 1:03 AM PST

Since the exact model is not known I can't check if Seagate has a power down feature in this model.

Go to the seagate site and check.
Bob

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by vivek_k47 / February 12, 2013 1:42 AM PST

Item model number ST320005EXD101-RK
Seagate Expansion 2 TB External Hard Drive, USB 2.0

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Did you go to seagate?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 12, 2013 1:48 AM PST
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