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Help! I think i've blown my external HDD
Feb 8, 2018, 6:18 AM
I've got a 4tb Verbatim (47674) Hard Drive and it stopped working when i used another adapter.
I can only assume i've blown it. I have tried different computers, cable and also i've taken the drive out and put into a new drive enclosure but it still wont power on.
I've read a few things about blown diodes so I took the PCB off to have a look and nothing looks blown (picture attached).
Does anybody have any suggestions?
Feb 10, 2018
blown external hdd
Feb 8, 2018, 6:34 AM
Try connection it directly to pc with sata cables (data + power) - no adapters/enclosures.
Feb 10, 2018, 5:22 AM
That's a great idea but i've only got a Macbook
Any other ideas?
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