If your drive is under warranty, send it back, after getting your files off with a recovery program. I just think they are just too slow for large video files. One day it just would not come on at all. When the drive is powered off the difference is very noticeable. Unplug the SimpleDrive from it’s power supply. Additionally, the drive has a high ambient noise level; from several feet away, the SimpleDrive can be heard humming away. I’ve checked power cord and its fine.

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Even my thumb drive gets antsy with anything less than 2. The drive feels quite solid at 2. Please assign your manual to a product: Advertisements or commercial links. The Hitachi SimpleDrive 2.

The adapter has the following specifications:. My drive will not come on at all. If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics slmpledrive to the problem.

The drive has a five-platter design with 10 physical heads and has traditional kb sectors. Please try again now or at a later time.

Hitachi SimpleDrive 1 Terabyte (1TB) USB 2.0 3.5″ External Hard Drive (Silver/Black)

Checking the boxes next to any folder will select them for aimpledrive. Have you tried restarting the computer with the hard drive plugged in? I suppose you can use a professioal service for this or.


Noise Level The SimpleDrive 2. This drive is only designed to be used in an upright position; the stand is permanently attached. While we love the performance of the latest USB 3. The black parts are a glossy plastic simpledrkve the silver enclosure is aluminum. David Payne Level 3 Expert Answers. This was helpful 0. You could always buy another case for it and transfer the hdd.

simplexrive This window allows users to access help, format the drive, and most importantly, install the backup software advertised on the box. Make sure the Simple 1th is windows 7 compatible. The SimpleDrive comes with a small amount of software pre-loaded on the drive. The drive will work fine though to warehousing loads of digital files and even the USB 2. Its not getting any power to the drive.

It’s simple if it works, but don’t spend too much time with it if it doesn’t — it’s then a more complicated situation that other folks’ answers here or elsewhere address.

hitachi simpledrive 1tb Questions & Answers (with Pictures) – Fixya

Not finding what you are looking for? I didn’t think it was that big of a problem, but when I tried to navigate the folders on my HDD, Eimpledrive got a message saying that the files are “unreadable and corrupt”.


A status bar is displayed at the bottom of the window after the backup button is clicked: The aluminum casing exacerbates the noise level; in a plastic enclosure or even if this enclosure was lined with plasticthe noise would be more muffled.

I didnt have a problem copying files and folders. Also please exercise your best judgment ihtachi posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

Hitachi SimpleDrive Rev 3 2.0TB USB External Hard Drive Review

One day it just would not come on at all. CNET’s Forum on storage is the best source for finding help, hitacih, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. The high tech version of banging on them with a hammer til they work.

My simple drive hitachi.

Additionally, when inserted into a power strip it blocks the plugs on either side of it.