It was being recognized only intermittently which was making me crazy. The chances that you will screw up your filing system beyond repair during defragging are small but not insignificant, and the benefit is questionable. Cons Unknown, potentially fly-by-night vendor that only seems to sell to the Future Shop with shoddily re-labelled OEM hardware. I had the same problem and fixed it with your simple remedy of changing to another usb drive, in hindsight I should have tried that first but thanks to you for pointing out what should have been obvious to me!!:. So don’t do it. Manulafrappe – Jul 21, at

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Next in line is an USB hard disk. I’m on Windows Vista if you need that information.

The other 2 require a lot of patience. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: JPG It does say “location 0” would that have something to do with it? It still doesn’t work. It seems more of a PC problem than a hard drive problem it would be a shame to format it only to find out the PC still wont read it. I’m guessing I have an MBR problem?


I have many levels of backup. I am having the same issue and I just downloaded and searched through TweakUI to do the click thing and I can’t find the drives to click or unclick Your trade-in order was not processed due to a system error.

All in all I’m very satisfied with the device for the price, however I have no plans on using the network functionality, instead sticking to using it as a USB drive potentially as a USB drive hanging off of a more standards compliant NAS unit. If it will load on another computer, you may want to go ahead and start getting files comxtar up from it while its not too late.

External HD no longer works with computer [Solved]

A copy of these are in my recovery kit. Just to take this to another level of weirdness, Mac OSX mounts this same drive and regognizes the files eventhough it can’t do anything with them as they were written on a Windows PC. View all 14 comments. I really don’t know what to do. Then I clicked and dragged one file mp3 onto the Windows Media Player. Storage forum About This Forum CNET’s Forum on storage is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts.


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Proffitt Forum moderator May 19, 9: I went to plug it back into my computer, and now my computer no longer reads it: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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Sometimes, the external encasement connections fail. Sometimes Comstarr have left a drive plugged in for hours and windows finally unfreezes and it attempts to mount the drive, but usually it doesn’t matter much when they get that far off.

I then plugged in USB cable, plugged power supply back into the back of the enclosure, turned it comstqr and my computer found it. Unfortunately it doesn’t work. Windows Vista Firefox 3.