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My Maxtor External Hard Drive, is not working properly, about a week ago, We moved our home office into a new room. And since then, the external has not been working at all, takes about 3 hours to scan the different files, and for some odd reason, just isnt really readable. I just ran a diagnostic test on the external itself, and recieved the code: D7D5954F

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Unfortunately, we did not, the Office files, yes, we make like three copies. But the pictures, from various cameras that we use, are gone. The upside, we only lost two months, the downside, we lost two months. I have since, been helped but only to reformat the drive. (Waited to do that, as a LAST resort.)


Posted on Oct 17, 2008

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Sounds like the disk surface is unhappy..did you have this backed up I hope.

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