Simpletech hard drive 250gb is not working Tags: Hard Drives Simpletech Laptops Storage Last response: September 20, 2011 6:16 PM in Storage Share chelhamot September 20, 2011 5:14:47 AM hi, my simpletech hard drive 250gb is not working or reading when plugged into my laptop. i'm hearing sounds and red light only. what should i do? thanks, rachel More about : simpletech hard drive 250gb working Ubrales a b D Laptop a c 90 G Storage September 20, 2011 6:16:50 PM If this is a new drive, it needs to be formatted. Go to Control Panel ---> Administrative Tools ---> Computer Management ---> Disk Drives. You will see the drive. Select it and highlight it. Then do an NTFS format. Unplug the drive. Restart the computer. Now plug in the drive. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSimpleTech External Hard Drive not recognized ForumSimpleTech External Hard Drive Not Recognized ForumSimpletech external hard drive ForumSimpleTech External Harddrive uncasing? ForumWD My Passport 250GB Portable Hard Drive no longer working ForumSimpletech external hard drive not recognized ForumWhats the power source for the simpletech external hard drive ForumSimpleTech External Hard Drive not recognized ForumSimpletech external hard drive does not power on ForumDell Optiplex 755 Upgrade ForumDoes larger hard disk need high-end SMPS? Forum[Solved] Need help choosing sata II ssd drive ForumHard drive wont open and format ForumHard Drive spinup problem? ForumCombine 2 hard drives without losing data ForumBest 1.5Tb drive ForumFormat a RAID drive Forum[Solved] Need help for choosing WD hard disk ForumNew hard drive. possible ssd? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !