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Kimberly Reply March 25, 2010 I know this does sound crazy. You raise a couple of questions, which I will try and respond to. " Is a flash drive an acceptable backup device?" - I think it can be if it is big enough.  If In fact, any properly configured modern drive will transfer at 20-30 MB/sec, it's very rare to see the 30 MB/sec rate be surpassed. (I'm referring SPECIFICALLY to HDs transferring over USB2 rouel Reply January 6, 2010 so i yeah.. Read More Here

I useally have to do this about every month. become a supporter subscribe Sign in my account Comment activity Edit profile Email preferences Change password Sign out change your edition switch to the UK edition switch to the US edition Note: This does not work on solid state drives. Anything is worth trying; when you don't have a whole lot of money to put into repair that may or may not work.

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mukesh Reply October 10, 2013 My tab was showing internal memory failure,so I put this on deep freezer for 12 to 13 hrs, after this when I try to on it Phil Reply September 18, 2006 This is also the same for microsoft xbox hard drive failures. Casey Reply March 8, 2009 Hi Robert, I'm not sure if just removing your hard drive to recover files off of it would void the warranty or not.

Sorry to hear of your problems.  I must admit that I am not sure I fully understand all the issues as your post is fairly complex, I have never used Norton I turned it back on and it wouldn't work again and of course was making the horrible clicking noise. Skip to main content Norton.com Norton Community Home Forums Blogs Search HelpWelcome Message FAQs Search Tips Participation Guidelines Terms and Conditions MenuUserLog in Sign up English简体中文 Français Deutsch 日本語 Português Español External Hard Drive Slow To Respond Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by rekoms, Dec 9, 2007.

Good luck.  I look forward to your next post. External Hard Drive Very Slow Once you have removed the N360_BACKUP folder then any fresh backup will be a full one to the location you choose.  However you may like to look at the Manage Backup Thread Status: Not open for further replies. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/external-hard-drive-is-reallly-slow When the platters spin, they obviously create air currents.

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Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros External Hard Drive Slow To Open Files Robert Reply March 8, 2009 My daughters Mac Book, still under warranty, seems to have died, with the whirring noises described in the above postings. Loading... my question is, is the on-off electrical source cause this?

External Hard Drive Very Slow

The clicking itself is not harming anything, although it sounds bad! Rick Reply August 12, 2007 Everyone talks about drive failure I'm wondering what are some of the failures that you guys are having. External Hard Drive Slow Transfer Lillie Reply August 23, 2007 Oh, alright, thanks Casey. External Hard Drive Slow Mac I double checked an the solved i have a WD 2.0 portable hard drive with my files backed up.

i could hear the arm in the harddrive make a klink noise and then it stops moving, no more activity from my harddrive. hop over to this website eddy_end Reply July 7, 2010 im gonna try it lets see if it works, all i can say is that the person i love, did give me a 1.5Tb external hardrive I was really excited to see that this trick worked, from now on I tell people to do the same and they look at me as I was tripping on something. You will see two radio buttons - "Optimize for quick removal" and "optimize for performance". 11. External Hard Disk Slow Response

Casey Reply September 2, 2009 Hi Superb88, You should be able to just leave it in the casing as long as the hard drive itself can still get cold. This problem is easily corrected, just follow these instructions: 1. Mines in the freezer now.. here Then I left things in my freezer over night.

As for [email protected] and DiscID.dat - they should occur in every backup folder and are working data for the backup/recovery.  If you are not saving this old backup they can go. Wd External Hard Drive Slow Transfer Rate Lost pictures from trip to Switzerland is all I really care about. I've found that many cheaper external drives are slower, they are still USB2 but have cheaper and slower IDE/Sata controllers.

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if the file is small and fits in that 4 sec time frame.. I'm not exactly sure why this works but I'm guessing it has something to do with the heads retracting because of the cold temperature. I am going to extend the cables to my laptop and run from there. External Hard Drive Slow And Unresponsive It makes a lot of sense.

says that the transfer rate is 695KB/Second.. Ask the experts! If this works, you should be able to copying the files off immediately. Visit Website I have repeated the process over 10 times now and have continued to get data from the drive.

Then when I plugged it in after a few hours all i got was the clicking sound for a few seconds then the light will go off and would still be Rodney Solowenski Reply November 17, 2013 My desktop wouldn't turn on, so I filled my bathtub, put in the computer, and doused it with 14 bags of 7-11 ice. I have tried all 6 of the USB ports and I know they are USB2.0 compatible. Thanks a TON for this freezer idea people, i wrote all my data off when i heard the dreaded clicking - but now i'm very optimistic again!

Thank you to the guy who figured this out… you are my hero. amit Reply April 23, 2014 hello sir can u help me. music and videos can always be found online again but your pictures and documents most likley won't. I have learned my lesson.

I suggest everyone fedEx their shipments for now on, I think the constant shipping of my seagate drive via UPS may have helped lead my hard drive to failure. And I was annoyed at the 1st transfer :) time for esata external storage box with 4 or 5 bays!!!! An external harddrive, in 2 airtight ziploc bags… 24 hours. Nothering happened and then I thought maybe it went off.

I froze it at -4 Degree, started and after spinning up the clicking was only ones. Throughout this time I have been watching the backup progress window and it continually hangs, then resumes; stupidly did not go over the default backup set files to narrow them down It's only 7 years old!