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Windows 7: External HDD failure

09 Nov 2013   #1

Windows 8 Pro x64
External HDD failure

Hdd Fails to run when i copy files....

it stops functioning..and gets disconnected....and connect again..

please help me to resolve this issue..

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10 Nov 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional X64

Replace the USB cable.
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11 Nov 2013   #3


It depends on the drive - some cables aren't interchangeable due to plug type that insets into the drive.

If you have a micro USB cable connection, they are easy enough to replace. But if you have something else ie Samsung Story - they use a propiterary plug that's pretty damn hard to replace.
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12 Nov 2013   #4

7 Pro x64, 10 Pro x64

what HDD enclosure is it it may require drivers to work right and not be purely plug and play my WB mybook is like that. by plug and play they mean it goes to windows update to install its needed driver if the os for some reason can't install the embedded one lol.
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12 Nov 2013   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vinaytrex View Post
Hdd Fails to run when i copy files....

it stops functioning..and gets disconnected....and connect again..

please help me to resolve this issue..
Always furnish full particulars of the HDD internal/external, make/model Number, capacity etc.,

System and OS ( It may be a different system even if you had given some System Specs)

Help us help you better.

( With that I am signing off from Seven Forums for three weeks, on advise of complete bed rest.)
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