I can hear the drive whirling, but no blue light. Thanks for marking this as the answer. Please remember to be considerate of other members. This site in other languages x. Thanks for any help George. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.

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I have the same question Back to Hardware Forum 2 total posts Page 1 of 1. I can hear the drive whirling, but no blue light. Do not post advertisements, offensive material, profanity, or personal attacks. This drive worked at one time but now?? You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number.

My computer does not recognize my smart disk firelite 80gb usb external hard drive at all. I have a Dell laptop using Windows XP. Did you make any changes to the computer before the issue occurred?


Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. Sorry this didn’t help. In most cases BOTH must be used, or the drive will not start spinning.

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Does this device have a secondary power connection? I am having the same issue – wondering if you ever got it resolved. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

A common issue in the old days was ‘stiction’ where the hard uwbflb160 would be stuck and would not spin-up.

Please remember to be considerate of other members. Thanks for marking this firelife the answer. Create a new discussion 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.

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Therefore, they often include either a ‘double headed’ USB cable, or a USB cable that goes into a separate barrel-connector on the drive.


Plug it in and nothing, the blue light is on on the drive. 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. Vinod N Replied on February 27, It worked great then but “My Computer” won’t recognize it as a drive now. This site in other languages x. I have checked the Device Manager and it recognizes the USB connector as cirelite attached to a mass storage device.

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Thanks for any help George. Do you get any error message while you connect the external hard disk?

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