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Windows 7: Bitlocked external HDD re-locks itself

14 Oct 2012   #1
kenren

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Bitlocked external HDD re-locks itself

I have a 2tb external Hitchi drive that is bitlocked. The drive will randomly re-lock itself and i cannot figure out why. I thought it may be a problem with the drive going into sleep mode so i got software that would prevent sleep mode but the drive still re-locks itself. The drive seems to most frequently re-lock and ask me for the password again after about 12hrs, but it has re-locked just seconds after unlocking it before. I have checked the drive with HDDScan and all the smart values look fine except for the CRC count because the drive has locked on me while transferring files, so i would obviously get a CRC error; the count is 4.

Does anyone know anything about this? How can i stop this drive from locking on me?

Any info would be great! Thanks!


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17 Oct 2012   #2
kenren

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

really, no one know anything?...
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