Simpletech hard drive 250gb is not working

chelhamot

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hi, my simpletech hard drive 250gb is not working or reading when plugged into my laptop. i'm hearing sounds and red light only. what should i do? thanks, rachel
 
If this is a new drive, it needs to be formatted. Go to Control Panel ---> Administrative Tools ---> Computer Management ---> Disk Drives.

You will see the drive. Select it and highlight it. Then do an NTFS format. Unplug the drive. Restart the computer. Now plug in the drive.
 

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