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Re: how do turn off an external hard drive



On Sat, 24 Sep 2005, Michael Hennebry wrote:

> On Sat, 24 Sep 2005, Stephen Walton wrote:
>
> > Michael Hennebry wrote:
> >
> > >I have an 80 GB IOMEGA USB2 hard drive.
> > >Mounting it is easy.
> > >Unmounting seems to work,
> > >but when I push the power off button,
> > >the power stays on.
> > >How do I turn the power off?
> > >
> > >
> > On my Maxtor USB drive I just hold the power button in until it shuts off.
>
> Nyet on my IOMEGA.
> I had this problem before,
> but don't remember what I did about it.

Now I do.
The USB connector had to be unplugged before the power off switch would work.

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Mike   hennebry web cs ndsu NoDak edu
"I AM DEATH, NOT TAXES.  *I* ONLY TURN UP ONCE."  --  Death


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