|I was running an iomega 320GB external hard drive on an old, slow computer with windows xp with 700mb ram for around a year when it started to lag when watching films or otherwise using a file on the hard drive and make a beeping noise. I'd get error messages saying "Delayed Write Failed" and the drive would not show up in My Computer.|
I read somewhere about a virus which was something to do with an autorun file?
Numerous online virus scans turned up nothing, so I assumed the drive was about to die and bought a Seagate 1tb drive to replace it.
I copied all the files over and still get the same results. No "Delayed Write Failed" errors but still when I am watching things the drive 'clicks' and the film pauses for a few moments. It always resumes but it's really *REALLY* irritating.
I asked around at work and the general consensus was that the computer I was using was too old/slow to support the drive so I bought myself a new desktop with 4gb ram, 2.70GHZ processor and Windows 7.
Sure enough, when I go to use the drive the same thing happens!
Could it be a virus, as I have transferred the filed from the original disk? Please PLEASE help!!! It's driving me mad.