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Externmal Hard Disk Problem

by mro88 / March 2, 2007 10:04 AM PST

i have a SimpleTech external hard drive .. 250 gb .. but the problem is that everytime i plug it into my pc it keeps saying that the device in the usb malfunctioned .. but when i try to plug it in any other computer it works fine !! the usb ports are working fine i tried pluggin in printers and mobiles and it all worked .. i tried to uninstall my windows and install a new one but i still have the same problem .. plz someone help me

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Try a common fix.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 2, 2007 11:19 AM PST

Plug it into the rear USB ports. Sorry if this doesn't help, the details are too slim in your post. That install of Windows might be a clue but there again I can't tell if you have the needed SP2 and all drivers.


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Re : To Bob
by mro88 / March 2, 2007 6:02 PM PST

hey bob .. i tried everything i dont have the front usb i only have the back ones .. kinda old computer case .. just tell me wat info would help u and i will tell u .. my windows is xp service pack 2 .. speeh 2.4 ghz .. umm 512 ddr ram ..
wat else might help u ?
thx for tryin man Happy

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