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After about 20 minutes, I pulled the USB cable, then restarted my computer. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. You are reporting the following post: In closing, you may have read my statement about such devices not being a backup system The Hde5-050g icon appears in my tray when I connect it and states that the device is working properly. By using this hd5-500g data recovery software, you can effectively, quickly and safely recover lost data from drive not detected within 3 steps.

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 Hde5-5000g drive hanging off of a more standards compliant NAS unit.

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 The problem is not unique. While the built-in drive on hee5-500g test PC, which I measured to gauge relative performance, gave a higher initial throughput, it actually fell behind later in the test.


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Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. Wow, I’d tried about everything and then used your sequence. If it’s SP2 that’s got issues, does anyone know of a patch or something to fix this?

All open applications went “Not responding”. I had an external drive that suddenly lost connection and wasn’t recognized by My Computer or comstat Disk Management. Proffitt Forum moderator May 15, 4: Please try again now or at a later time.

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After seeing the simple introduction, I guess you might know how to fix external hard drive not recognized. I comsta the Maxtor and tried it again and it failed to work. From the info and the screenshots I’ve given previously would anyone be able to point me in the right direction of a driver download?

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About once every month, that drive is taken home to be “re-freshed”. It doesn’t show in the disk management tool. This contains my core works that I can’t lose and photos. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff.

You have to install a driver on each and every client PC that will use it, presuming that a driver is cpmstar for the client you want to access it from. Scroll down for the next article Scroll down. MiniTool Power Data Recovery, a green, professional and all-in-one data recovery software, is recommended here.

Is there a REAL backup solution? All this data is mirrored about once a week onto my wife’s computer, in a different room, where it lands onto her D-drive 2nd disk. Proffitt Forum moderator May 19, 9: