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Problem With External Hard Drive


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#1 shea

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Posted 02 January 2006 - 12:10 AM

Hi everybody,

I'm having a real problem with my Western Digital 250gb external hard drive. in the past few days every time i attempt to access the files on the drive, the CPU of my computer shoots up to 100% and windows explorer's mem usage also shoots up, as a result my computer goes painfully slow. This problem does not occur when i connect the hard drive but rather when i attempt to access it's content, as soon as i disconnect the drive everything returns to normal. i have scanned the drive using AVG 7.1, Panda and Ad aware and found nothing, i have defragmented the drive and checked it for errors with out any success. the external hard drive still works and i can still access its content, its just that the whole thing is really really slow.

I would be so grateful if anyone has any ideas or suggestions as i use my computer for work and this is becoming a nightmare.

Thank You so much,

R.

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