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Both power cables work fine with the other drive. I have tried to install it on another computer but it won't have it. i have now voided the warranty of the USB caddy, and sadly discovered the it is a fault in the hard drive, so does any one know any good data recovery Unplug your external hard drive and plug in it in some other USB port.

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MrWriter, Feb 7, 2012 #18 sach2 Major Geek Extraordinaire Reading again, I think you should go with Caliban's advice and open the freecom USB case, remove the HD and attach it not under 'Device Manager', 'Disk Management', 'removable Storage' etc Last edited: Mar 22, 2011 MacGuffin, Mar 22, 2011 #1 abekl First Sergeant Try unplugging the drive from the computer and Frankly, though, I'm leaning towards a failing/failed drive.

However, due to some compatibility or hardware-software problems, external hard drive is not recognized on windows and Mac. Weighing 250kg, the size of IBM 3380 was that of a refrigerator. We have to be honest about that. Freecom Network Storage Assistant No need for immediate panic - the data on a crashed hard disk drive is often perfectly recoverable.

If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Freecom Hard Drive Drivers I had a quick read of the documentation that came with it and from the sounds of things the bootsector of my drive has become corrupt. Try following this link: Well I can't post URL's for some reason, but just Google to the WD site go to the support area and click on "Technical Help and Troubleshooting" No matter how long I leave it doing this, it does not recognise the drive.

Hope it helps.http://reviews.cnet.com/5208-7590-0.html?forumID=67&threadID=28919&messageID=328179 Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Oh well by Bobby9093 / July 24, 2006 4:56 AM PDT In reply to: USB external Hard drive Problem Freecom Tough Drive Not Recognised I may request you to remove my information at anytime in accordance with the privacy policy. Any other tips welcome. Reply With Quote 15th February 2011,04:59 #5 redblade8 Beginner Join Date May 2010 Posts 33 OK, so, apparently my drive is working 100% as it should now.

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When I bought the drive I transferred all my files which I had previously backed up on dvd/cdr and then destroyed the originals. this content For multiple Raid systems other rates apply. How it works Data Recovery means rescuing and retrieving files from a broken hard disk drive. This will open the Disk Management Window. Freecom External Hard Drive Driver Download

It's possible that an update may address the problem if this is not an overheating issue or drive failure. Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile Register now Support Contact Downloads & FAQs Warranty RMA & Repair Product registration Data Recovery × Notify me when back in stock Quantity requested: 1 2 3 4 Email address: * weblink Caliban, Mar 23, 2011 #4 MacGuffin Private E-2 OMG I tried it again this afternoon and amazingly...it worked!

I just visited the Freecom website and there are firmware updates available - what's the model #, etc. Freecom Hard Drive 400gb You may never have experienced a hard disk drive crash. I have tried all the usual things such as checking the USB cable is connected, switched the power on and off, rebooted my laptop, etc but nothing seems to work.

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I replied that I understood the HD might not be under warranty anymore but that I purchased this product because I wanted to back-up my data and was told it was In device manager, it has a yellow backgrounded exclamation mark. A couple of data recovery labs you might try contacting are Data Savers and Ontrack, both of which offer free estimates - if nothing else, you can get an idea about Freecom Classic Sl Hard Drive 250gb If not, follow the step 2.

A data recovery from a hard disk drive is usually a very costly affair. It turns out that the partition on the hard drive was 'lost' and that?s why windows could not see it, luckily there is software out there that can. Yesterday I tried to open an excel file that was on the classic - nothing there! check over here Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

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 I'm not having much luck, and I stumbled accross your forum so thought I'd give it a try.