Back to Hardware Forum 2 total posts Page 1 of 1. Do you get any error message while you connect the external hard disk? Am I hooped or is there a solution to get this drive read? Do not post advertisements, offensive material, profanity, or personal attacks. Try connecting the external hard drive in different USB port or try connecting the hard drive in different computer and check the issue persists. In most cases BOTH must be used, or the drive will not start spinning. Reset Post Submit Post.
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I have checked the Device Manager and it recognizes the USB connector as being attached to a mass storage device. It worked great then but “My Computer” won’t recognize it as a drive now.
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Back to Hardware Forum 2 total posts Page 1 of 1. Am I hooped or is tirelite a solution to get this drive read?
Do you get any error message while you connect the external hard disk? Sorry this didn’t help.
I have a Smartdisk Firelite Model#USBFLBC. My laptop will not recognize. – TechRepublic
Does this device have a secondary power connection? 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.
Thanks for marking this as the answer. If the above step fails then check if the hard drive is detected in the disk management. Did you make any changes to the computer before the issue occurred? Plug it in and nothing, the blue light is on on the drive.
How satisfied are you with this response? I am having the same issue – wondering if you ever got it resolved. I have the same question Please remember to be considerate of other members. If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your firelitw info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.
I haven’t used my Firelite in a 9 months. Did this solve your problem?
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My Acer Nitro 5 is dead Thanks for any help George. Try to run the Fixit tool from the link below. A common issue with external USB hard drives is that they do not get enough current to run, especially from the USB port on some laptops.
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How satisfied are you with this reply? This drive worked at one time but now??
This thread is locked. Firellite Post Submit Post. The fix was to rotate the drive by shaking it in your hand, like a can of spray paint.
This conversation is currently closed to new comments. Therefore, they often include either a ‘double headed’ USB cable, or a USB cable that goes into a separate barrel-connector on the drive.
This would break the bearings free so that the drive subflb160 start. I can hear the drive whirling, but no blue light. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.