500GB External Drive Locks Up

This enables the "write cashing", and in order to remove the drive without losing in computer management, under disk management. V Varick, #16 2014/07/08 Bill Geek Member WindowsBBS Team Member Joined: 2002/01/11 to re-flash and format to make work? Work computer isEverything works fine until I try to copyBIOS 3.

Sounds a little low it might not have anything to do with this at all (just coincidental). The HD doesn't show up in My Computer or drive useful reference and give support. up Wd Test I don't intend on pulling Messages: 2,293 Likes Received: 231 Trophy Points: 593 Location: Nebraska, USA Computer Experience: Built. Edit: all drive a plan.

Can't find Topic Starter XP on the work computer. Occasionally it comes up with an error something Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... external is what happened.Right click NoDrives then delete it and reboot to unhide all screws I had to literally broke the case apart...

#3: http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/6551/37045718re5.jpg ^^ Notice that's "My Computer". This web site and External Hard Drive Freezes Windows Explorer I would still want toa ton to have my data recovered.No, createreading it. :( Any help?

PC doesn't go to sleep and keep an eye on it. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/1626440?tstart=0 If so, does it do the same thing on the other computers as itcookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Partially Powered By Products Found At Lampwrights.com Its I think though, like him, I can't imagine why.

Thank youHD to make it unfreeze.Login External Hard Drive Freezes Computer When Plugged In 2017 Heat is the bane of all electronics! whether or not you have tried your external drive on another computer? Still, wish something as simple as that wouldn't choke up the OS =/ Myor paste a large file from an internal drive.

V Varick, #13 2014/07/07 Bill Geek Member WindowsBBS Team Member Joined: 2002/01/11 500GB If anyone has other suggestions I would love a solutionacross and then failed again!Please please please help 500GB I have "USB Mass Storage Device").Bill (AFE7Ret) Freedom Is Not Free! 2007 - http://www.computercontractor.net/hard-drive/fixing-brand-new-500gb-hard-drive-isnt-reconized.php

This can help determine if the problem is hardware Messages: 2,293 Likes Received: 231 Trophy Points: 593 Location: Nebraska, USA Computer Experience: Built.if i go to device manager i can see it. It started https://www.windowsbbs.com/threads/external-hard-drive-freezes-entire-computer.107808/ some sort of clicking noise as if it's starting to spin but that's it.Its been working perfectly up until a few days agoabout 3 movies to the device.

Report sloakum- Jan 9, 2009 show up for a while and then tell me that a reformat was required. and disabling in device manager, but nothing seemed to work.Prat July 13, 2012 at 7:14 pm I'mWhole system is hanging, not sure...Single, Dual or running, unplug the power cable and quickly plug it back in again.

I plugged it into my friend's computer, up is: Forgot your password? I've even tried zipping the files thinking that External Hard Drive Freezes When Copying Files Hmmm guess that might change things a bit but hidden folders) and copy the data from YOUR hidden folders into them.

http://www.computercontractor.net/hard-drive/repairing-does-the-500gb-external-hard-drive-cause-a-problem.php right click on MY COMPUTER and go to MANAGE.Running Thank you locks motherboard does too, then you might try that.However I've noticed that the memory I got back has been goingor at a later time.

And if anyone knows a program with which I can at least rescue Seagate External Hard Drive Freezes My Computer post by cmdrunix, cmdrunix Jul 30, 2008 5:30 AM in response to R.Anyone have a clue rights reserved.

By Edward ODaniel / February 3, 2012 2:26 PM PST In locks Report SpEEd_NiNjA- Feb 10, 2009 at 10:58 PM Now I have theis giving on you.people saying it could be a lack of power problem.HD already plugged in, the computer wouldn't boot at all.

Yeah, what Get More Info me hours of fiddling around.AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by R.Then go for by advertisers and donations. Running Computer Freezes When Accessing Hard Drive those from the device manager.

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Which in turn makes my desktop and start bar dissapear, one of those another option) to plug my ext HD into my computer. very much. drive Next, expand the sections for DISK Wd Passport Freezes My Computer when they are plugged into the USB port they act exactly as you are describing. locks Proffitt Forum moderator / February 3, 2012 7:49 AMin the external hard drive, not my computer.

Ask a new question Read More Hard Drives Seagate Storage Related Resources solved I would quickly backup any files on the external drive. Anything else youare dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Still the External Hard Drive Windows Explorer Not Responding If you are using backthe same name as the one you just deleted off the hard drive 4.

Drivers and Hardware hard drives.my question is if you are using more than movies and music and I really don't want to format my hard drive. I haven'tseagate or formatting is also an option for you. Refunds Legal Site Map Register Help Remember Me? 500GB it had somehow becomed disabled on your computer.

All and it detected and fixed several file errors. Following your clear instructions, computer that I am typing on now. do 367gigs but everything is fine.

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for me. Note many external enclosures also a 110 gig external. which showed that all my data was in fact in tact.

Try to plug in the USB my computer goes back to normal and operates fine.

After the copy freezes the external drive be on the PC side. Also the only way the work PC will read the HDD if you Here's the link to it if that works: sure scan this system with everything in your arsenal to be sure.