Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Accidentally unplugged external HDD


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 g0tvtec

g0tvtec

  • Members
  • 90 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:10:45 PM

Posted 25 January 2010 - 10:19 PM

I accidentally yanked the USB plug on my Seagate external HDD. I didnt have anything open from the HDD at all. Should I be okay? Is there any way I can verify the HDD to make sure it is okay?

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 Andrew

Andrew

    Bleepin' Night Watchman


  • Moderator
  • 8,250 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Location:Right behind you
  • Local time:10:45 PM

Posted 25 January 2010 - 10:35 PM

It should be fine. At worst you may have lost any data that hadn't been flushed from the buffers, but you say you weren't using it so no worries. I'd recommend running chkdsk to make sure everything is is still tidy, though.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users