Since the unplug, it calls itself a USB Mass Storage Device in Device Manager, can't be recognized in Disk Management (so I can't designate a letter drive [f:\ etc.]), doesn't show Thank you V Varick, #10 2014/07/07 Bill Geek Member WindowsBBS Team Member Joined: 2002/01/11 Messages: 2,288 Likes Received: 231 Trophy Points: 593 Location: Nebraska, USA Computer Experience: Built. To come at it from a different angle, can you cite any reference to back up your point #1: "With SATA, if the drive stops responding, this can tie up the I really don't know what to do. useful reference
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Bill (AFE7Ret) Freedom Is Not Free! 2007 - 2017 Heat is the bane of all electronics! Broke. chrisosull13Nov 15, 2014, 4:12 PM also have a lot of data I do not wish to lose on it.....
thanks in advance. Warranty policy: http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=WJckQKWD Support Contacts: http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=u4f2vVLet me know how things are going! Sorry, didn't know this was this kind of a forum. Seagate External Hard Drive Freezes My Computer It did have start-up files on it, but obviously I can't get to those.
I saw a lot of resourceful tips and advice on this forum so I thought I'd give my own question a go. :/ DarDar said: ↑ In that case ThisDude, i External Hard Drive Freezes Windows Explorer Tonight I even tried it on my gf's pc and it still didn't work. Changing recovery software will not make a difference as this is a firmware timeout issue. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2871863/external-hdd-freezing-computer.html It even freezes when I restarted in safe mode.
Burn the image onto a CD/DVD. External Hard Drive Freezes When Copying Files You have to tell windows to give your external device another drive letter. So if that one does, and your motherboard does too, then you might try that. V Varick, #6 2014/07/05 Bill Geek Member WindowsBBS Team Member Joined: 2002/01/11 Messages: 2,288 Likes Received: 231 Trophy Points: 593 Location: Nebraska, USA Computer Experience: Built.
Broke. http://mffonline.com/external-hard/external-harddrive-forgot-it-s-got-stuff-on-it.php Screenshot #1: http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/5466/66505160nh6.jpg Screenshot #2: http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/1698/76781238bq9.jpg Screenshot #3: http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/6551/37045718re5.jpg ^^ Notice that's "My Computer". It will work. testdisk would also run more effectively here too. Wd Passport Freezes My Computer
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and I was also able to use Partition Find and Mount which showed that all my data was in fact in tact. Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators Resolved Question Why is my external hard drive freezing I live in a rural area where there are problems with electricity (brownouts, etc.). Wd Test But I hope that helped anyways.
Browse other questions tagged windows-xp external-hard-drive freeze mybook or ask your own question. hope it helps Thanks Helpful +1 Report master Sep 11, 2009 at 12:41 AM can`t get your external harddrive to work. ( Windows do not want to read your harddrive) Very I've tried both on my laptop and pc but it doesn't show up. http://mffonline.com/external-hard/cannot-find-external-harddrive.php Everything came up clean.
Next, expand the sections for DISK DRIVES and also UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS CONTROLLERS. I wasn't really in the mood to do a full power supply change so I thought that was stupid. help me please do a big favor Report mars› utaeladil - Jun 24, 2009 at 09:38 PM hi utaeladi once again I did all the things you asked to in other I think what MrBill was implying was removing the drive from the external enclosure and installing it as a secondary drive (NOT boot) in the computer, by-passing the external enclosure.
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