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Windows 7: USB External Drive / Peripherals Issues


26 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 ultimate
 
 
USB External Drive / Peripherals Issues

Hi, I am having issues with data transfers using a external HDD. My current operating system is Windows 7 Ultimate. I have used the drive on other machines that are not running windows 7 and it operates flawlessly. But when connected to the windows 7 machine I can read the first directory with no issue but then windows stalls when reading subdirectories, or when trying to transfer files to the drive. I then have to restart the machine or reset/power off the external HDD. I have read other posts with people experiencing similar issues. Is Microsoft working on a patch? My Windows 7 machine is a Emachines D620 with 2G of ram.

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26 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

I would update your chipset drivers and then try the USB device out again
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27 Oct 2009   #3

Windows 7 ultimate
 
 

Thanks, I will give that a try, when I get a new drive, since the one I was using was powered off so often when it was stuck transferring files it no longer works.
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