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Windows 7: Can't read from the source file or disk.

18 Dec 2010   #11
hell911

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

guys, the file cannot be copied is not in the external hdd, its in my hdd #2 <-internal, so u guys think the hdd #2 is damaged, but i can copy other files smoothly.

hdd #1 = local disk C:, windows 7 installed - 250gb
hdd #2 = local disk D:, all my important files go here - 250gb


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19 Dec 2010   #12
EzioAuditore

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

Give 'TeraCopy' a try. It handles copy/paste operations better than the in-built one.
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19 Dec 2010   #13
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by hell911 View Post
guys, the file cannot be copied is not in the external hdd, its in my hdd #2 <-internal, so u guys think the hdd #2 is damaged, but i can copy other files smoothly.

hdd #1 = local disk C:, windows 7 installed - 250gb
hdd #2 = local disk D:, all my important files go here - 250gb
But I thought you were trying to copy to the Ext Hard Drive. The spec of your Ext HD reads "The USB powered Prestige™ Portable Hard Drive requires no external power supply". This could be the problem as has already been suggested!
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23 Dec 2010   #14
hell911

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

ok guys, back then there were about 3 files which cannot be copied, now it' spreading, more and more files cannot be copied from Disk D: to Disk C: or any external hard disk or flashdisk..

so, is my Disk D: infected/corrupted or something?

EDIT: it seems that i cannot remove or copy paste a file from D: to any other disk.. BUT.. i can copy paste any file INTO disk D:

Also, this is result from tera copy, as i posted, this thing is spreading, now even .rar file/s..

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23 Dec 2010   #15
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

But is this still only happening with larger files? If it is the case that the problem is the lack of a power source to the ext HD apart from the USB then it doesn't matter what program you use to transfer your files.
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23 Dec 2010   #16
hell911

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

ok, i just tested it now,,, only "SOME" files cannot be copied, as you can see in the pic i posted, its only 77mb file, but cannot be copied...

so i did now is tested some other files which are in D: disk, but they copied perfectly, 300mb file, 900mb file copied perfectly, and other files..

so im guessing only "PART" of the disk is corrupted?? can this be the problem?
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23 Dec 2010   #17
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Can't see how only part of the drive could be corrupted although I'm no expert on that.
Are you absolutely certain that this is not a permissions problem?
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24 Dec 2010   #18
hell911

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

i think i need to buy a new hdd and replace this one, coz more and more of my files in disk D: are being corrupted.
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24 Dec 2010   #19
EzioAuditore

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

Have you tried running chkdsk on that drive? Try chkdsk d: /r
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26 Dec 2010   #20
hell911

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

^
i didnt use that command in cmd, but i did is right click the drive D: and check disk... look at the screenshots, these were the results, any conclusion?? i'll look at them tomorrow, coz now i gotta sleep

also, i noticed that the files which cannot be copied few days ago, turned into 0 kb files now, damn.





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