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Windows 7: External USB (not) giving errors [after gpt to mbr conversion]

28 Aug 2012   #11

Win 8 RP, Win 7, XP

chkdsk K: /R
(according to help syntax from "chkdsk /?")

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28 Aug 2012   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

Thanks. This is the latest info ( I haven't done chkdsk yet).

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28 Aug 2012   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit


Used Firmware Updater from WD again.
Updated the firmware (It was the same one).
Now, running chkdsk k: /r.
It is at 14%.
Wish me luck.
Thanks again!
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29 Aug 2012   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

It just finished.

2 bad clusters.
8kb in bad sectors.
488369919 total allocation units on disk.
488333004 allocation units available on disk.

The whole point, all these hours, the drive didn't eject itself and it is still there.
Now, to check the copying process.
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 External USB (not) giving errors [after gpt to mbr conversion]

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