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Lacie Extreme 1TB hard drive problem


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I have a Lacie 1TB Extreme hard drive.

I have just purchased a new PC with Vista Business 32 bit operating system, I disconnected the drive set up the machine, re connected the drive and all should be well! But not so.

At first I thought it was a Vista problem but anow notice the mains supply is buzzing badly and affecting the start up of the drive.

First I think I need a new mains adaptor/power supplier. Maybe the problem is Vista also?

Has anyone experienced similar?

Does anyone know where I can purchase a new mains adaptor?

Thank you

Sandra

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From what you say, the drive is failing to initiate when powered on - the drive isn't spinning up -is that what's happening? If there's a power light on the drive it looks hopeful.

Buzzing noises from transformers are never a happy sign - do you have access to another transformer of the correct output rating?

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