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Windows 7: External Hard disk not working

10 Mar 2018   #1
Aldarraz

Window 7 Home basic 64bit
 
 
External Hard disk not working

Hi all
I have just bought a 2TB external HDD, transferred some files then stopped.
Now it is shown in my computer and in disk managenet, but not shown in EaseUS Partition Master 11.0 nor in Acronis Disk Director Home.

It syas I/O device error.
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Any suggestions?
I have tried formatting, deleting, shrinking, check >>> nothing worked


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10 Mar 2018   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

Hi Aldarraz, welcome to the Forum.

It looks like the External Drive might be faulty & has failed. Take it back to where you got it & demand a replacement.
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18 Mar 2018   #3
Aldarraz

Window 7 Home basic 64bit
 
 

Thanks Ranger4

It appeared to be just like what you said, as reported by maintenance workshops
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18 Mar 2018   #4
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

Thanks for the update. Have you been able to get a replacement?.
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