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Windows 7: A wandering external drive

18 Mar 2014   #1

Windows 7
A wandering external drive

I have a 2T external USB drive connected to my wife's Win7 machine.

The drive has developed the habit of disappearing from explorer requiring either a physical disconnect/reconnect of the USB attachment or a reboot of the machine.

How do you determine if the problem source is the drive or the machine?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Mar 2014   #2

Windows 7 ultimate x64


Try the method mentioned in this article. Might fix your issue.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Mar 2014   #3

Windows 7

Good reference--I changed to drive's policy to enable the constant read/write and will hold off pending results.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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