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External HD problem??


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#1 ashutoshrathore

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Posted 31 March 2010 - 05:07 AM

Hi,
I have had a Seagate 80gb external hard drive.But the problem is that whenever i access or copy,delete data the hard drive gets stuck
a scratchy sound comes and the hard drive freezes for 2 to 3 minutes also its Blue LED stop blinking.
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Posted 31 March 2010 - 07:24 AM

It seems likely the drive has developed a fault. You could try testing it with the tools provided by Seagate:

http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/downloads/seatools

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#3 ashutoshrathore

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 04:56 AM

The tests show no problem.
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