Originally Posted by jbranum
Well if the drive has it's own powersupply, then you shouldn't have any problems. Have you tried hooking the drive up to a usb port that's directly wired to the mobo? instead of into a usb-hub? If that works, just run other things off the usb-hub.
the USB hub should be able to supply more power than the MOBO in most situations....anyway yeah try what jbranum says and the WD Books i am pretty sure have an external PSU...
look it up it should say self powered or usb powered...
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