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[Solved] Can't use wd1200u017-005 with 57-inch USB extension cord
Summary: Like the title says I have a wd1200u017-005 external HDD. Works fine with 9" (short cord) but it will not work using a longer 57" USB extention. Tried...

[Solved] 1TB portable n desktop HDD @same price. which one to buy?
Summary: Here is a product summary (1TB External HDD) DESKTOP WD my book essential - Rs. 4840 PORTABLE WD Elements SE 1 TB USB 3.0 - Rs. 5119 Seagate Expansion...

[Solved] External HDD not recognized after wiped with DBAN utility
Summary: I have an external USB HDD (s/n: WD1200U017-002). I wanted to lend it to a friend, but before I lent it out; I wanted to make sure that ALL informatio...

Usb external sata disk not recognized by windows xp
Summary: Usb external disk not recognized by windows XP on an older desktop, but on another post it said to make sure to plug the computer end in irst, and I'l...

[Solved] Problem Have to manually Assign Drive Letter to external HDD
Summary: In my friends PC there was problem in reading External HDDs After Connecting Them The Drive letters are not been assigned, hence not visible, I have t...

[Solved] my samsung g2 portable harddrive has stopped working
Summary: The harddrive was connected to my laptop while my sony video camera and usb was plugged in. I made sure that nothing else was being copied or moved an...

WD external hard disk drive unable to be used
Summary: I have a Western Digital external hard disk drive, and I use it on my laptop that runs on Windows Vista. I was playing a game which I installed in my ...

Folders changed to 32kb file
Summary: My laptop runs Vista Home Premium. I attach an external hard-drive from WD on which I store video files, music, pictures, etc. Recently I was workin...

External HDD Problem
Summary: Whenever I try to copy off my buffalo external HDD it either goes very slowly (like 50kb/s) or freezes windows explorer when I press Control C. I am u...

external HDD circuit board short circuited
Summary: Hey. My external hdd (Western Digital 1TB) started to play up, turning off when it was bumped etc then it just never turned on at all. I originally th...

USB 2.0 drive slow
Summary: I've just bought an external hard drive the other day, Hitachi X500 USB2.0 HDD. the thing doesn't come with any power adapter, and use a y split USB c...

Laptop won't read external HDD
Summary: My computer won't read my 500Gb iOmega MDHDU external HDD. When I plug it in the drive spins and lights up, but my laptop goes off. Other computers do...

Installing WD passport software
Summary: Whenever I connect my WD passport to the PC,it does not recognize it and says would I want to look for the software for the hardware.The search comes ...

Why External HardDrive Suddenly Asking Format
Summary: I have an external hard drive and i'm using it without no problem. Suddenly when I plugged into my laptop its asking me to format my drive before I ca...

2.5 HDD in enclosure not being detected.
Summary: Hi, I put my old PS3 HDD into an enclosure and plugged it into my PC. I managed to format it to FAT32 and while I was transfering files in lost connec...

Recover data from short-circuited external HD
Summary: The power plug for my external hard drive and modem are identical except for about a millimeter of diameter. It seems that I tried plugging in my mode...

External HDD uninitialized, data error CRC
Summary: I have a HDD which I was trying to format and there was a power failure in b/w. I think the HDD was not formatted fully, since then I was not able to ...

Verbatim External USB hard drive
Summary: Does anyone know what type(s) of hard drives Verbatim uses in their External USB Hard drive housings? I'm fairly certain they do NOT make their own ha...

W7 not detected Toshiba 250GB 2.5 External HD
Summary: Hi, I have recently purchased an external 2.5" Toshiba 250GB HDD (model: X250). This device needs no external power to run & it comes with a "Y" shape...

my adata external HDD is not detecting
Summary: My external HDD is not detecting on my system. Its power lights,but not detected. But the same disk work on other systems. What should I do? ...

My external HDD is not working?
Summary: I plugged the usb cord of my external HDD and the computer detected it but when i open my computer the external drive is not displayed at all!! PLEASE...

Can I download files from 32 & 64 bit systems
Summary: Have new 500 GB external HDD. Would like to backup files from both i86 and 64 bit systems. Want to Mirror the current 64 bit Win 7 HDD in a folder o...

Ext HDD works in Vista but not XP dual boot
Summary: Hello! I bought myself a Lacie 1TB external hard drive with USB connectivity. Im using it with my laptop, Dell Inspiron 1501 and i have 2 internal HD'...

external HDD not detected on my PC Wife PC OK
Summary: I have just upgraded our (wife and me) HP Pavillion dv6000 laptops (both the same) to larger hard drives. All running okay. Decided to use the old o...

boot from external hd for laptop
Summary: i have an hp pavillion dv2810, the hdd crashed on it and i bought a new hdd, and now the dvdrom will not power on i checked the bios and it no long...

HDD not recognizing in Win7 or Vista
Summary: I have a Pexagon Store-it that is currently not recognized by Win7 or Vista, and I am afraid I have lost my important (to me) family photos and less i...

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