Thursday, August 23

Geek

WD--

That Western Digital drive I bought that was playing up when connected to my desktop PC?  I plugged it into my notebook.  Doesn't work properly there either.

It runs fine for (some period), and then just decides to quietly go offline. 

Ungood.

Update: I wonder if it's the power supply?  Remember Pixy's Law of Random Breakage: A flaky power supply can look like any other fault.

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1 Yeah, the power supply is a good suspect. My Lacie 500GB external drive (which cost me a small fortune about 3 years ago) would keep dropping out randomly, then just stopped working completely. Thought I'd lost all my backup images (and more) but it turned out to be a bad power supply, and appears to be a common problem if you Google it.

Posted by: Kean at Friday, August 24 2007 09:40 PM (+x+G7)

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