Moving Star External HD Enclosure problem

March 7, 2010 at 02:33:31
Specs: Windows XP
i have a moving star external hard drive every time i plug it in it starts clicking an wont come on what could this be

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March 7, 2010 at 09:52:19
USB devices may not work correctly when they're connected to certain USB ports. Instructions for how to re-load your USB stack in 2000 or XP, if you need to - similar applies to Vista and Windows 7.

In addition, all external drives connected by USB require that the port (or ports) they connect to can actually supply 500ma of current.

USB external hard drive requirements.

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March 8, 2010 at 01:11:01
Clicking may also be a sign of a failing hard drive.

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