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If a backup cannot be made, professional data recovery is the next best option if the data is critical and you have not been exercising a regular backup regimen as we Please download for free this disc checker acronis.co.uk/homecomputing/download/drive-monitor and see what it says. I also have a WD Mybook 500GB drive that has ESATA and Firewire connectors, but it's currently being used by my Wii since I bought the 1.5TB to replace it. Find your profile and you should see your Desktop folder. http://harryhooie.com/hard-drive/what-is-a-hard-drive-used-for.html

Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top Topic Closed This topic has been closed to new replies. Reply Wharf Xanadu says: February 21, 2015 at 7:43 pm Yea I have seen persistent file system errors when a drive is failing too so that's something to consider if this My 350gb my book transfers at a pretty normal rate but the Essential takes for ever, to transfer 1 gb of data will take approximately 3-4 hours!! David Mohyla December 31, 2012 2:31 pm Reply # You're welcome, good luck.

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Reply Zach says: May 27, 2015 at 3:16 pm Great tip thank you. I've tried copying to my Mac's desktop, but the same error occurs. The simplest case is when you hear the disk spin up then two hard clicks during system boot followed by an error message on screen or the system automatically shutting down.

the wrrr wrrr wrrr noise from the fan... Reply Aaron says: July 6, 2016 at 11:09 pm So I can't do the dot clean to fix a file that's on a mounted disk? In case you run into difficulties, you may need to run check disk to clean the drive and you can run it from command or from the Drive properties toolbox on Hard Disk Making Grinding Noise Otherwise, you have two options.

Another better option is to right click and from the context menu that appears, select COPY or CUT as the case may be. 4] Windows Store Crashes This is more of Hard Drive Making Beeping Noise Any thoughts? My hard disk was infected with a virus and all my images were showing a size of "4kb" Later after a week it crashed so i had to replace it with http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/288112-32-resetted-computer-transferring-files-drive Windows 10 Problems and Issues 1] Windows installation may terminate with SOMETHING HAPPENED message In some languages, you may see the message "Something happened" with the only option being CLOSE button.

my office computer went black and not opening. Normal Hard Drive Sounds Does this mean my drives are done? which i assume is the fan inside the HD starting up and slowing down) P.S. I'm now going to cut and paste 4.78gb's into the HD, this time I'll time it to get an accurate reading...

Hard Drive Making Beeping Noise

Thanks David Mohyla March 19, 2013 6:47 pm Reply # Hi, Disk Management should be able to see all attached storage media. while copying data from it, the speed would be as low as 200 kb/s which normally is 10 mb/s. Hard Drive Noises Enter your email address below: Related articles: Mac Error 10810Copy Error Code 0 : What it Means in Mac OS XFix the App Store "MZFreeProductCode .ClientCannotRedeemIosApp_explanation" Promo Code Redemption ErrorFix Mac Hard Drive Making Buzzing Noise After 30 minutes, drive comes comes there (in logic disks) in disk management area as "2048 GB Unallocated" with label as "disk0 Unknown".

It is showing in my computer and in disk management. http://harryhooie.com/hard-drive/unallocated-hard-drive-how-to-fix.html There are files on the disk that I want to copy to the PC but I can't find any way to access the drive. Thanks so much! When tried to initialize the disk, it said "Could not find the sector requested". 2. Hard Disk Making Clicking Noise

If cloning does not work then I would suggest calling a hard drive recovery company like ours. Administrative tools 4. Report Yam- May 7, 2013 at 02:15 AM Nice .. his comment is here I yanked the HD from the box and put it into a working XP machine and showed the same stuff in "Explorer"; however, it shows the correct info in Disk Manager

Before had 500kb/sec. Hard Drive Making Scratching Noise COMPLETELY at a loss here. (why let me import some files but not the rest? I switched the cables...

which is confusing because if the HD is at fault...

SATA is pretty much plug and play. So please suggest me any solution. Sar September 26, 2013 10:49 am Reply # Hi, I am basic computer internet user. Hard Drive Making Whirring Noise If it is, the drive is not the problem.

secureadmin February 4, 2015 9:25 pm Reply # Kriston, Is the drive being assigned a drive letter? Master would be the end of the IDE cable and Slave the inner connection. It is very difficult and you must hack everything to get it to work right. http://harryhooie.com/hard-drive/how-to-install-a-second-hard-drive.html I firstly copied my movies on to it soon after plugging into my laptop which uses windows 7.

Special Note on Beeping Noises Hard drives, especially internal drives, do not normally have speakers. I have a strange problem with two of nine disk in my desktop PC. 🙁 The system was running since more than a year without any problem, but suddenly I get David Mohyla March 6, 2013 4:22 pm Reply # Hi, I would think that you are booting slower because the Operating System is looking at another device and confirming it is I use a late 2008 Macbook pro(Running Win7 Pro) + Seagate Freeagent Pro 750 GB.

Because of this, drive errors should generate a descriptive message on the screen instead of a cryptic series of beeps through a speaker. It did not report any bad sector. Could any one let me know the reason and a solution? ispalten, to copy 300GB to an external in 4+hours is not unusual.

asked 4 years ago viewed 9539 times active 1 year ago Related 0Windows crashed while transferring files from external hard drive and now the hard is corrupted and cannot even be I tried all sorts of recovery options like FDisk till change of controller chip, but nothing worked. Any ideas? I have a similar system, Windows 7 Home Prem. 64 bit Dell Proprietary Motherboard Intel Core i7 920 2.67Ghz ATI 4870 1GB Video 8GB Ram (4 x Dell 1033 Simms) External

It doesn't show up in My Computer, however when I go to Disk Management, a box pops up asking me to initialize the Disk. Its compulsary Plzzzzz ……… help me its hitachi hard drive 250 gb modal = HDP725025GLA380 Plese help Sam May 28, 2013 7:02 pm Reply # My Portable hard drive stopped working the little status pop up with the loading bar.. Microsoft may soon publish a proper fix or explanation for the error message.

They were all burned in 2007 and 2008. Help!!! Reply Lee says: November 27, 2016 at 12:52 pm This unfortunately wasn't worked for me. Now drive F has also disappeared.

The proper command would be (it won't work because mounted images are locked) dot_clean /Volumes/AirServer\ 5.3.2/ Reply AntToyProductions says: June 17, 2015 at 9:24 pm Okay, so I'm running Yosemite and The same diagnostic tools listed above also work with external drives, so it should be your next course of action. Is this something that can be fixed? Notify me of new posts by email.