Sata nexstar 3 harddrive not powering up Tags: Hard Drives SATA Cable Storage Last response: December 9, 2010 12:37 PM in Storage Share nina_25 December 2, 2010 4:41:39 PM I have tried 2 different Sata drives with different cables and neither is powering up. Is there something I can do to get these drives to turn on! Thanks so much More about : sata nexstar harddrive powering house70 a b G Storage December 9, 2010 12:37:58 PM If the drives do not have their own dedicated power supplies, they will need to draw power from the USB port. Some USB ports are not providing enough power to spin the drives. Try switching USB ports on your system until you find one that works. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Which connectors to power up a SATA harddrive? Forum SolvedSwapping my HDD (sata3) with my optical drive(sata2) to open up room for SSD Forum Sata harddrive freezing on start up Forum SolvedHow do I safely dismount a 3.5" internal sata hard drive from an internal hot swap bay when it doesn't show up in the safely r Forum Solvedpower cord pulled while writing on seagate expansion 3tb harddrive Forum SolvedHave 2 seagate Sata3 6mb/sec drives none any faster on a sata 3 mb from a sata2 system. whats up Forum HELP!! Sata Drives not powering up. Forum SolvedSATA won't spin up when powered with USB bridge Forum Sata 1.5 motherboard Sata 3.0 harddrive Forum new SATA 3.0 Gb/s harddrive question Forum SolvedWill a DVD drive SATA power cable supply 12V, 5V, or 3.3V? Forum SolvedHard Drive won't power up with SATA cable plugged in Forum Will not boot up power is on harddrive acts like it is running Forum SolvedSATA 3 Power Cable - Do I need an extension? Forum should a 2.5" sata drive power up as soon as power is supplied to it through the molex power chord, regardless if the data cab Forum SolvedCan I plug a sata com cable into powered up hard drive Forum SolvedDid I damage my SATA drive by plugging it in while the computer was powered up? Forum Can I use the Sata cable to power up my GPU's? Forum Unable to see HDD (From an old PC) using a USB3.0/SATA w/ Power Supply -- Converter or HDD Problem?? Forum Question... will a PC power up without a harddrive installed? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !