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MarkStokes

 
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Originally Posted by Bluegrass View Post
Not all external hard drives will run straight from USB ports without a separate PSU providing the power to the drive. MacBook Pro's do seem to have low power USB outlets (mine won't even charge my Blackberry). There has been some discussion on this forum so would suggest you do a search. The other solution is to buy a powered USB hub to connect your hard drives to.
Wow, that's a bit rubbish!

The Hard Drive does work off the other USB port, and also on other laptops, so that isn't the problem.... unless that particular USB port doesn't deliver as much power as the other one.

I'll have a search.

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