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My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number LG OS Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit CPU Dell Motherboard Intel Memory 2 GB Hard Drives 500 gb Antivirus Microsoft Security Essentials I tried it on another PC & I got exactly the same symptoms. The device manager says there is 385 GB of data on the drive but I can't see the files. It has an option to rebuild it and even to change the type from fat32 to ntfs. http://vgvinc.com/hard-drive/freecom-external-hard-drive-beeping-and-not-working.php

I've tried using various other usb 2.0 cables but still get the same problem. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core Storage Today's Posts Freecom 500Gb Hard Drive - No Longer Working with PC, Still recognised byPS3. They are both usb 2.0 connection and have been working fine up until a few days ago when the main one I use for backup stopped being recognized by windows. Today was the first time it had been taken out of its packaging - still no luck.

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I figured the drive had just been corrupted and was ready to format and call the 450Gb of data I had stored lost, but as a last resort I plugged it Nintendo Switch review: Hands-on with the intuitive modular console and its disappointing games… 1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years Method Studios' title sequence for BBC series Taboo Need to expand your notebook, PC or Mac with a high capacity drive?

Attached are the screenshots which might help. Need a hard drive but want to be trendy as well? I think it's because of old firmware in the drive. Freecom Toughdrive Learn more You're viewing YouTube in German.

And Dim-Star, ask Santa for a decent precision bit set. Freecom Hard Drive Is Not Recognized I have no card reader and it's a desktop. USB 3.0 - the latest standard, providing ultra fast data transfer speed (up to 5Gbit/s) Ultra-compact size, ideal for use with a netbook or a notebook USB powered, no power adapter http://www.freecom.com/support Feb 27, 2008 #5 PreacherE9 TS Rookie Topic Starter Yep, have tried swapping both cables and even tried using a cable I bought ages ago but never had use for.

Uninstall, reinstall, same messaage. Recently it has started to malfunction, with the pop-up on Windows saying "One of the USB devices attached to this computer has malfunctioned, and Windows does not recognize it." I disconnected My solution has been to buy a new enclosure for the external drive (about $20). See www.freecom.com/flashcapacity 0 Close There seems to be a temporary problem with the connection.

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Ultra-compact size, ideal for use with a netbook or a notebook. http://forums.digitalspy.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1771917 It showed up in the device manager in the section for usb devices but had the yellow triangle/exclamation point. Freecom External Hard Drive Driver Notify me Thank you for your interest in this product. Freecom Hard Drive Not Detected Mac Is there a file or section of the drive dedicated to telling windows what is on it?

VAT Promo price: £55.00 incl. this contact form I can see the drive from file manager and see the Maxtor system files but can't see the back up files. Did you drill them out? Strange huh? Freecom Hard Drive Recovery

Installation & Setup Windows 7 Not detecting new hard driveIm upgrading to windows 7 on a new hard drive and it will not detect my seagate hard drive any help please? I acknowledge that the information below will be kept until I am notified that this item is back in stock or for 120 days, whichever occurs first. Ultra compact, easy-to-use and secure, this USB 3.0 powered portable hard drive makes transporting and sharing data easier than ever. have a peek here Thread Tools Search this Thread 15-12-2012, 17:11 #1 rick_694 Forum Member Join Date: Jan 2009 Posts: 251 Freecom External Hard Drive Had this 400GB hard drive for about 6-7

No matter how long I leave it doing this, it does not recognise the drive. LION8TIGER View Public Profile Find More Posts by LION8TIGER 17-12-2012, 04:06 #8 neo_wales Forum Member Join Date: Oct 2006 Location: South Wales/Gran Canaria Posts: 8,320 My Freecom developed similar which I am just about to try now.

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He said it happened to him also, he said it's not the problem of the computer, it's the problem of the USB port of The HD. Anmelden 105 183 Dieses Video gefällt dir nicht? Reply to spankmon RussGriechenDec 15, 2015, 12:42 PM Install Microsoft's Seagate Media App. The second screenshot is of the 1st HD which is working, 160 GB Freecom. 3.

BadRicoJul 30, 2015, 6:54 AM My Maxtor external hard drive is not showing under This PC, but is under Device Manager. But now it won't restart. More» See More + Comments Login or Register Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. http://vgvinc.com/hard-drive/hard-drive-not-working-right.php rick_694 View Public Profile Find More Posts by rick_694 16-12-2012, 12:41 #7 LION8TIGER Forum Member Join Date: May 2005 Posts: 8,005 Quote: Originally Posted by rick_694 Lion8Tiger, how did

Only about a year old I bought it to use a back up for certain things so how ironic it has appeared to have broken.I am getting two Windows error messages Attached Thumbnails My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number LG OS Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit CPU Dell Motherboard Intel Memory 2 GB Hard Drives 500 PCMag Digital Group PC, PC Magazine and PC PCMag.com are among the federally registered trademarks of Ziff Davis, LLC and may not be used by third parties without explicit permission. Tech Reviews Tech News Tech How To Best Tech Reviews Tech Buying Advice Laptop Reviews PC Reviews Printer Reviews Smartphone Reviews Tablet Reviews Wearables Reviews Storage Reviews Antivirus Reviews Latest Deals

If you're already running Windows 7 or 8.1 on your system (as you would for the Windows 10 upgrade), you already have all the drivers you'd need to use an internal Someone on here (Loobster) suggested I get something similar to one of these and so I took it out of it's housing, connected up and its still working a couple of Feb 27, 2008 #7 PreacherE9 TS Rookie Topic Starter Recap: The drive is connected to the pc via a usb cable, the external power supply is plugged in and the power Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Complaints Site Map Join Forum | Login | Today's Posts | Tutorials | Windows 10 Forum | Windows 8 Forum Welcome to Windows 7

Also, would it not also cause the same problem when plugged into the ps3? https://www.google.co.uk/search?pws=...sembly+freecom https://www.google.co.uk/search?pws=...ve+disassembly Check for additional screws hidden under labels and rubber feet. I'll be getting my Seagate 2TB in Jan, so won't need it for now. It will look perfect next to your netbook or notebook !

neo_wales View Public Profile Find More Posts by neo_wales 18-12-2012, 11:25 #9 rick_694 Forum Member Join Date: Jan 2009 Posts: 251 Quote: Originally Posted by LION8TIGER Sorry, it was The perfect travel companion ! Whether you are a professional or home user, these days it is essential to be able to carry your valuable data anywhere with you. But they work for either one...