New here - hello! So, i have taken the plunge and fully opened up my Seagate Barracuda 2TB External HD. It is making some strange noises and i was curious as to what was going on inside.
I have made a video of power up with the case fully off:
As you can see the arm goes across, but then the spindle appears to lose power completely and i am left with a blue flashing light and a drive which isn't read by my PC.
I would be so grateful if someone could shed some light on what i'm sure is a fairly common problem, particularly with Seagate drives it seems!
Many many thanks in advance!