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SimpleTech USB "Simple Drive" not showing up on my computer

by penginman13 / April 4, 2007 5:00 AM PDT

The drive doesnt show up in my computer, or in the device manager. The lights are on, which means that it should be working. Only, when I listen to it, it sounds like its trying to go, but its getting stopped. It doesnt work in my PC, or a MAC. I'm running XP, and up untill a little while ago my drive was working perfectly. And I can't format the drive because it doesn't show up in the device management. Any help would be nice.

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I never formatted in "device manager."
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 4, 2007 7:20 AM PDT

If it's not showing up there or Disk Management (which is where I partition and format) then it's failed. Try another cable, case and then drive.

Bob

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simple drive not showing up
by take1ads / July 19, 2010 1:44 AM PDT

I had the same problem and it was the cord.

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Simple solution, IF IT WORKs
by LL377 / February 26, 2011 4:19 AM PST
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Try again "Simple solution, IF IT WORKs"
by LL377 / February 26, 2011 4:22 AM PST
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