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I/O Error on Acomdata External Hard Drive

I have an acomdata 80G external hard drive. We use it on a daily basis for photo storage and itunes music. IT worked properly yesterday, but when I came to the computer today it gave me an I/O message. Can anyone suggest how to fix it? I've tried just unplugging the firewire and when I plug it back up it says it has to be reformatted. I dont want to lose all of my data that's on it. Please help!

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Hi there,

Go into Control Panel/System/Device Manager and look for yellow exclamation marks. Delete any you find. Reboot your computer. Connect the external hard drive and turn it on. Let Windows discover it. If it asks for the driver, put in the CD that came with the drive.
If this will not works means there is some problem in your HDD partition and you need to format them...

if you donot want to lose any data then use any recovery software to recover data from your HDD.

Good Luck!!

Thanks

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