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Windows 7: Cant transfer files to external devices

20 Aug 2017   #1

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit
Cant transfer files to external devices

One day i tried to put my files on a usb but i Got a message that Windows Explorer stopped working and is restarting. Now i cant transfer anything out of the laptop.
It's Acer Aspire 5810t
What should i try?

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20 Aug 2017   #2

Windosw 7 Professional 64 bit system.

Does this happen to you only on one USB or on all the External Hard Drives?
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20 Aug 2017   #3

Windows 7 Home premium 64bit

On All external devices
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20 Aug 2017   #4

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

Have you tried to restart the machine and see if that helps ?
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20 Aug 2017   #5

win 8 32 bit

Are the devices OK on another PC? I would run chkdsk on c in case explorer is corrupted. Have you tried all USB ports?
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30 Aug 2017   #6

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)

Do you "unmount" your external drive before unplugging it, or do you just unplug it?

Here is a post where I discussed the problem caused by unplugging an external USB drive without first "unmounting" it, and how to fix the problem caused by doing that:

Catastrophic Crash After Removing Unspecified Device
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