The backup is stored in the user-specified folder. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: All ports are labeled, and the power and USB ports have a secure, wiggle-free fit with the included cables. But if the stuffs in the harddrive isn’t that important then I would just go ahead and start all over and format the thing. The problem with this drive is its case not the drive itself. I have a large music library that I copied long ago from CDs onto my laptop. The aluminum enclosure functions partially as a passive heatsink but is no substitute for a proper active cooling system.

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The high tech version of banging on them with a hammer til they work. While we love the performance of the latest USB 3. One day it just would not come on at all.

I keep my SimpleDrive disconnected from power whenever I’m not using it, and this problem has gone away for me. All ports are labeled, and the power and USB ports have a secure, wiggle-free fit with the included cables.

The SimpleDrive comes with a small amount of software pre-loaded on the drive. I’ve checked power cord and its fine. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: Hitachi 1TB simpledrive is making a beeping and then clicking noise about every two seconds and it isn’t being recognized as being connected to any of the computers i’ve tried it on.


The drive has a five-platter design with 1yb physical heads and has traditional kb sectors. Start-up is the maximum recorded wattage as the drive is spinning up. Make sure hitacbi Simple Tech is windows 7 compatible.

I have the simple tech 1 tb external hard drive, I updated my mac OS and now my drive can no longer be read or opened???

Win7 driver New Win7 PC will not open wants to format instead. Its not getting any power to the drive.

The drive will work fine though to warehousing loads of digital files and even the USB 2. Answer questions, earn points and help others Simpledrie questions. Way back when, since programming microprocessors, I’ve discovered that some computer problems are only solved by turning the durn things off. Once launched, the Restore Utility guides users through the restore process which is simple — users select the data they want restored, choose whether to restore it to original location or a different one, and click Restore.

If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Change the orientation of the drive.

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You are posting a reply to: Please assign your manual to a product: If not, try other posted solutions. Even my thumb drive gets antsy with anything less than 2. This is typical for USB 2. I’d get another case elsewhere Geeks, Cyberguys before I’d use one of those as primary dependence.


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Storage forum About This Forum CNET’s Forum on storage is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: This can get annoying when the drive powers down after inactivity; any program that wants to access the drive will be t1b up while the drive is spinning up until it is ready. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

Yesterday is was fine, I was backing up my files no problem and today it just can’t see the drive when I connect it up.

Simpledrive 1TB External HDD Problem…

I need driver but i cant fint it. This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest. I suppose you can use a professioal service for this or. Simpledfive eventually became used to it however the vibrations made it difficult to forget the drive was on.