External Hard Disk

Forum discussion tagged with External Hard Disk.
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    Question Portable HDD problem after it was accidentally connected to a charger ?

    Hello, Western Digital Elements Portable HDD - - - Mfr. Part No.:WDBU6Y0020BBK Thinking my portable HDD was a power bank, my father accidentally connected it to a 2 amps mobile charger. After that, PC detects it (like eject option appears & small tone coming when connected ) but it's not...
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    Question HDD isn't recognized until restart

    Hi, my external hdd isn't recognized on some usb ports until i restart windows and they suddenly appear on my computer. Board is VIII hero, and i think only on blue ports, when i reconnect them to red one it is recognized immideatly, but on blue port it doesn't appear, even on hd sentinel and...
  3. hardwareIts

    Question External HDD sometimes is detected when inserting in USB, sometimes its not detected in PC (light is off, fan runs) ?

    If i plug my external toshiba HDD in USB 3.0 port it's not detected in pc (disk management, device manager, mypc). After continous removing and re-inserting the HDD for 10 times its finally detected. Then again after use and ejecting, if reinserted it is not detected. Everytime HDD fan is...
  4. Ryflick

    [SOLVED] External HDD keeps disconnecting while gaming / intensive CPU load ???

    Hey guys, I would like to know what causing my External Hard Drive keeps disconnecting while I'm opening some heavy apps like Unigine Heaven benchmark, GTA V, or any kind of games? My specs are : AMD Ryzen 5 4650G with Radeon Vega 7 Graphics Motherboard MSI B450M-A PRO MAX Netac Technology DDR4...
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    [SOLVED] External Harddrive does not show up - ONLY after reboot

    Hello So I've been struggling with this pain in the neck of an issue with my external hard drives. Whenever I plug them they're not listed as usual. The icon in the tray appears, but it doesn't have a drive letter. It gives me the option to eject, but it won't do it. I have checked in Disk...
  6. PrabhakaranKaruppaih

    Question How cheap can we convert an Internal HDD to an External HDD Now-a-Days?

    Hi All, I am Prabhakaran from India. I need to convert an Internal HDD to an External One. How cheap can we do it now? Please reply. Thank You. Regards, Prabhakaran 1 TB SATA Western Digital (WD)
  7. vikaskumar2299

    Question Does it mean my external hard disk is internally damaged/corrupted?

    I bought a new Seagate Expansion 2 TB hard disk yesterday. I used it and copied 200 GB data on it. Which copied successfully. Then I copied some more data but during that I lifted my laptop to place it somewhere else but I forgot that my hard disk is attached to it with USB. So the hard drive...
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    [SOLVED] External HDD Enclosure without the power adapter not possible?

    Um, so I have watched some videos on how to use the internal HDD as a external HDD by buying enclosures but but.. For 2.5 inch HDD, we get the enclosure and a USB 3.0 male to male connector. But for a 3.5 inch HDD, we get a power adapter in addition to the single male usb 3.0 connector Like...
  9. diveshsehgal11

    [SOLVED] External HDD to internal

    I'm building a pc for my friend and want too know that if I can use a external Segate 1teap5-500 1tb as an internal hdd to install windows Refer links for hdd...
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    [SOLVED] seagate external harddrive is not being detected on mac osx

    I have a Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex external hard drive when I plug it in it starts up but my computer doesn't read it. I am running Mac OSX 10.7.5. It read it before and now it's not, what do I do?
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    Question Computer stuck during bootup due to identical hard drive enclosures?

    I currently have an HP Compaq 6305 Pro, which I have hooked to four hard drives in external USB enclosures. Two of those drives are differently-sized (one is 2TB and the other is 1TB), but both are contained in identical Inateck USB 3.0 hard drive enclosures. As long as I'm careful to only...
  12. J_akoury

    [SOLVED] WD My Passport Ultra Stopped Working

    Hey Everyone! This is my first post on the forum and I really need your help! I was arranging and moving files from, to and within my WD external hard drive and at some point I attempted adjusting its partitions. The operation was interrupted halfway through and I think this messed up the...
  13. S

    [SOLVED] Ext HDD problem

    HELLO, i have Toshiba 160GB ext HD , i was trying to processes video on VLC player , and it was stuck for a long time so; i did an end process and force restarted the laptop "i know it was so wrong" after that i got "cyclic redundancy check error "when connecting the drive so i did a sfc...
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    [SOLVED] 6TB external hard drive Seagate or WD?

    Hello, please recommend which one to choose: 1) Seagate STEL6000100, 2) Seagate STEB6000403, 3) WDBWLG0060HBK-NESN, 4) WDBBGB0060HBK ? The disk will be connected to the PS4, the main criterion will be low heat.
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    Question WD easystore desktop backup 4tb power consumption?

    Hi, i’d like to know how much power this device uses reading/writing per hour and also while just plugged in idling. This device requires the AC adapter to be plugged in, in order for it to power on and operate. Thank you in advance for the help...
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    Question System unable to detect my External Hard disk

    Hello guys, I've using this external hard disk for some time and suddenly out of nowhere my system is failing to detect my hard disk. I've gone up to device management and i see that the hard disk is listed there and in properties it says the device is working properly. I try to see it's...
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    Question (URGENT) My external hard drive (2TB) suddenly appears empty. Solution?

    I don't know how and why this happened but one day when I wanted to use my hard drive it appears to be completely empty. I tried to find solutions from google and youtube but almost all cases state that their hard drive appears empty BUT the space is still used which means the files are...
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    Question WD damage diagnose - partially seen by Disc Manager - Fail Smart test

    This is what I get from Disck Chekup : https://textuploader.com/151w4 WD Disc Manager is able to identify the serial number aswell and the total capacity but Fail SMART test. Directory is not visible atall in Windows Explorer. The case: a WD Mybook 8Tb accidentally dropped on hard floor from...
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    r9 290 gpu on 3 monitors?

    I'm building my first PC soon, mostly for gaming at 1080p. I've got an asus directcu ii oc r9 290 gpu which should be able to do that comfortably. But I'm thinking of buying two more monitors for racing games. I was wondering if I ran the games at 720p would the r9 290 be able to keep up?
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    Router dropping daily

    I'm having a problem with my router dropping connection about once a day. I know it's the router and not the net because a simple reset of the router fixes the problem. It's not JUST internet connection that gets lost though, it's the whole router. I can't access the router from any computer...