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this time my son spilled milk on it . GROAN. Ive backed up my photos and what not, and am currently going on 4 hours and the drive is fine. Amazing problem solved Reports: · Posted 6 years ago Top Damaine1 Posts: 1 This post has been reported. Check This Out

Dain Reply March 8, 2010 I have the infamouse Seagate st31000340as 1TB drive's when they first came out. If it's a mechanical problem, cooling down the drive will allow the lubrication in the mechanisms to thicken giving a few minutes of usage to recover data before failure. Maybe I should put the speaker in there too 😉 kiki Reply February 4, 2011 I'd like to know if it does work after the drive has been dropped. Hope it works! -Casey superb88 Reply September 6, 2009 thx casey, i tried the trick, leave it in my freezer for 12hrs, didn't work unfortunately, hard disk still clicks away…and remain https://forums.techguy.org/threads/c-drive-clogged-3gb-in-4hours.660522/

External Hard Drive Slow Transfer

However, as the GParted Live CD page warns: "It is recommended to do a whole disk or partition image backup before you use GParted to resize or move your partition." But, Tried a couple times then finally just rebooted the system (which worked).  I figured since it was cancelled and/or aborted, the cancelled backup was probably corrupt or incomplete anyway, so I i got my photos i want off. I can NOT believe this worked.

  1. It will condense on the casing, even on the logic board; but it won't get anywhere near the platters, or the heads.
  2. That way, if one fails, your data is still safe on the other.
  3. It used to make screeching noises, and now it does not.
  4. Marcus Reply April 18, 2009 So I've just tried this, and ran into a problem immediatly.

The HD is full of movies/tv shows, and when I watch videos or movies off of it, it works perfectly normal. share|improve this answer answered Nov 6 '11 at 6:59 Syclone0044 1,047816 1 I've had the same experience across three machines and four USB HDDs. Can lack of planning railroad players? External Hard Drive Slow To Respond Very bad.

THANK YOU home remedy geniuses out there. The speed was terribly slow. USB 3.0 External Hard Drive not recognized Uninstall & reconnect the external hard drive To do this, Type ‘Device Manager' in the Search box of charms bar and click the icon. This situation repeats itself till my transfer is done.

On what basis might Trump's executive order on immigration be illegal? External Hard Drive Slow To Open Files Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top Topic Closed This topic has been closed to new replies. But I found a solution this morning that completely eliminates the problem. I froze it to -10 degree in my camping freezer box and than I heared a lot of different stuff, one click, than something that sounds like a rubberball would fall

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WD - bah! http://productforums.google.com/d/topic/earth/vJcVK2M9g7U This should bring up "Create and format hard disk partitions" under Administrative Tools. External Hard Drive Slow Transfer That is why most drives have the "do not cover" warning on the label. External Hard Drive Slow Mac I am going to try the freezer method, sounds silly but I am ready to try anything to get this thing to work… Anthony Reply March 30, 2007 I wonder if

This problem can affect XP, Vista or Windows 7. http://everfreetech.com/external-hard/can-39-t-access-external-hard-drive-windows-10.html After awhile, the beeping stopped but my computer still didn't recognize it. Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top LH Posts: 20002 This post has been reported. External Hard Disk Slow Response

I've read a few times around here and other forums that I will have a window of approximately 20 minutes. Then I left things in my freezer over night. That looked promising. http://everfreetech.com/external-hard/i-cant-open-my-external-hard-drive.html Not the answer you're looking for?

But I was wondering: is there any danger if i plug the power cable (and the usb cable - but not worried about the usb part) into the drive while the Wd External Hard Drive Slow Transfer Rate Why is my hand not burned by the air in an oven at 200°C? I still can't get more than 3.5MB/sec transfer rates out of the thing, and believe me a 1.5TB drive *THAT* slow is completely useless.

share|improve this answer answered Jan 14 at 23:42 pbies 1,11211014 add a comment| protected by nhinkle♦ May 6 '11 at 8:09 Thank you for your interest in this question.

KSSue Contributor4 Reg: 26-Aug-2013 Posts: 13 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: Yet another hard drive-filling backup issue with N360 along with online backup failure Posted: 10-Sep-2013 | 1:20PM • Permalink I don't know how to remove the hard drive and wonder if i can freeze the entire computer if i seal it properly? The good news is that you have a successful backup, of the data you wanted, saved and can now move on to get other issues sorted. External Hard Drive Slow And Unresponsive If all fails, try doing the following!

I'll continue to play with settings, usb ports, and wires to maximize this. Tcm Reply September 9, 2007 I'm going to try this later today…I have 160 gigs of precious data(family pictures,videos,years old data) on a Samsung SP1614N I cant retrieve(yes I know back John Reply September 16, 2006 I have used this technique for many years to recover data from dead drives. http://everfreetech.com/external-hard/can-39-t-see-external-hard-drive-windows-10.html During this transferring period, the HD keeps making a wrrrring noise.. (wrrrrrr...wrrrrr...

rouel Reply January 6, 2010 so i yeah.. But, it really does work & I did it to my lap top and it's stilling running.