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Windows 7: usb drive hangs on opening files

12 Jul 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate 32 bit
usb drive hangs on opening files

I have a dell vostro a860 laptop recently i 've installed windows 7 ultimate 32 bit, there is a problem with my external usb drive which is every now and then when i try to open a file the drive hangs and stops working, i tried the drive in another pc it worked fine on vista and xp systems. I have updated the bios and the problem still exists. I have checked the disk but nothing wrong and in the device manager everything looked well too.

the usb drive is 320 gb of two partitions formatted with ntfs file system

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12 Jul 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Since you tried it on other operating systems then the is from Windows 7 itself, try making few updates for the system, cuz if it's a fresh clean copy then there might be a small bug that will be fixed by updates.
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