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Offline RocketNut

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USB Drive Problem
« on: April 18, 2014, 09:41:58 am »
I to have a drive problem. I create a volume on my USB external drive so I could run a repair install (unsuccessful even after using a flash drive) using the new volume. Now I can not get the drive to work. The drive keeps resetting and windows says that the volume I (my new volume) needs to be formatted. When I click on the ok button, it can not find it because the drive has restarted. I can see the main volume and even long enough to start a copy of a folder I need off it. The copy starts then crashes because the drive has rested. I can reformat the entire drive after I can get this importunate folder saved.
I was wondering is there a way I can save this folder then erase the bad volume or reformat the drive with out losing this fold?


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Re: USB Drive Problem
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2014, 09:54:45 am »
The drive could be over heating OR the usb cable is bad, or it is just a bad drive.

Does the problem happen on another machine or only that computer?