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Then go to DISK MANAGEMENT. This has been known to sometimes work. Fixed. Cheers Report lifeisgood- Feb 3, 2009 at 06:31 AM try install net framework 3.5 from WINDOWS UPDATE'MICROSOFT'. get redirected here

I can upload an audio CD, but can not burn one. If it starts ticking, leave it for at least 10 minutes, then have another listen. http://www.partition-tool.com/" Can't Access This Folder. 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".

External Hard Drive Freezes Windows Explorer

Report tbagg- Jun 10, 2009 at 06:16 PM can someone please break down wht razac said to do, maybe even razac. mirceattlMay 20, 2014, 6:30 PM Dr_JRE said: When having issues with external drives try this:When putting data onto the drive, enable write cacheingand When transferring data from the external drive, disable Report utaeladil- Jul 12, 2009 at 02:14 AM The last few problems listed here (it shows up in device manager, but not in DISK MANAGEMENT and no-where else), I would try and at the end I just took the HD out of the case...

Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 02-28-2011, 02:50 PM #2 JMPC Moderator - Microsoft Support Join Date: Jan 2011 Location: United States Posts: 5,959 OS: Win7, Win8, XP, If that works, they may just start working again. (Or you could then check the DISK MANAGEMENT as listed in one of my previous posts and try to see if you Then I plug it back into the TC and try the files moves again and it locks up again. Computer Freezes When Accessing Hard Drive Sometimes it doesn't show up and my entire computer just freezes, or other times it will show up as "Local Disk (E:)" and it will tell me I have to format

This is extremely frustrating and annoying the crap outta me. External Hard Drive Freezes Computer When Plugged In I got 2 moves loaded to the HDD but I can't add anymore. I have 350 gigs of music and am not going to change my library (if this has anything to do with iTunes itself). http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/288055-32-external-portable-file-tranfer-freezes-half-through It does not show up in computer management, under disk management.

I have run all the test but it says the driver works fine. Wd Passport Freezes My Computer Bill, #17 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Share This Page Tweet Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Speed test that I ran on usbdview 3.84 megs write speed and read 26.94 megs. Bill (AFE7Ret) Freedom Is Not Free! 2007 - 2017 Heat is the bane of all electronics!

External Hard Drive Freezes Computer When Plugged In

I have never used this program and don't know the syntax for the command line interface. Report OLA- Jun 29, 2009 at 11:26 AM Dear Mr Never_give_up I actually have the same problem as u, I have WD 160 GB which was working great but I unplugged External Hard Drive Freezes Windows Explorer V Varick, #6 2014/07/05 Bill Geek Member WindowsBBS Team Member Joined: 2002/01/11 Messages: 2,293 Likes Received: 231 Trophy Points: 593 Location: Nebraska, USA Computer Experience: Built. External Hard Drive Freezes When Copying Files Mine stopped working after the computer locked up and I had to power cycle it.

FInally I even uninstalled my hard and mass storage device from device manager just to see if it helps. http://magicnewspaper.com/hard-drive/iomega-external-500gb-hard-drive-now-not-recognized.html And as an electronics technician, I always like to ensure I am supplying good, clean, stable power - essential with high-speed digital electronics. and it worked... SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Seagate External Hard Drive Freezes My Computer

I used the NTFS system at 4000kb. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). And if anyone knows a program with which I can at least rescue a bit of data before the inevitable format if it is really necessary? useful reference I plugged it into my friend's computer, everything was easy to read and access.

I am just baking up all my data and see how I can replace the case... External Hard Drive Windows Explorer Not Responding and I have tried every solution that I have found... Write/Read speed on these type of drivers are going to be slow compare to what we have today with larger cache buffers.

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I know there has to be another way around this. I don't think its something to do with the electronics of the WD drive- vista for the use of a better set of words- is a little bit of a POS. I've got a few other Ext. Wd Test by R.

After going through msconfig and using trial and error, i found that it wouldn't drive it up if i had Plug and Play unchecked. Drivers and Hardware Windows 10 TP Hiding Hard Drives?Anyone having trouble with Build 10041 hiding Drives? 1552115522 Drivers and Hardware Posting Permissions You may not post new threads You may not Bill (AFE7Ret) Freedom Is Not Free! 2007 - 2017 Heat is the bane of all electronics! this page NOTE: You could optionally just power off your USB drives (or unplug the power cable if they have no button).

I went back to the device under Device Manger and clicked on the drive and is says "This device is disabled. (Code 22) Click Enable Device to enable this device. " I'm following up your suggestion re. When I tried booting up the computer with the HD already plugged in, the computer wouldn't boot at all.