External HD

Discussion in 'macOS' started by scott973, Nov 16, 2007.

  1. scott973 macrumors newbie

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    #1
    I have a WD external HD and when I plug it into my USB, it says the device is drawing too much power and will disconnect the port.

    I use Leopard and a Mac Book Pro.

    PLEASE HELP!!!
     
  2. BobZune macrumors 6502a

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    #2
    Connect the external power supply for the USB drive.
     
  3. iPhil macrumors 68040

    iPhil

    #3
    use the external power supply for the drive .. Since Usb is only puts out 7 watts of power
     
  4. scott973 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    #4
    i've been doing that and it still won't work.
     

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