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I cannot copy files

Sometimes i cannot copy files from the hard disk of my pc into the plugged in WD 500GB HARD DISK - I GET AN ERROR OF INCORRECT FILE OR PATH TOO DEEP OR DELAYED COPY PROCEDURE AND BOTH HARD DISKS FREEZE AND I HAVE TO END THE PROGRAMS FROM TASK MANAGER. I HAVE WIN XP SERVICE PACK 2 - PLEASE HELP ME THANK YOU VERY MUCH INDEED - GEORGE

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  • Anonymous Feb 11, 2009

    hi i'm niti my email is niti_s_@hotmail.com and i can't copy files in usb 2.0 i buy it 15 euro first 1 year and now not copy files i wait wait and not copy files nothing who can help me write or contact me in my email

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    A Womans Computer Man May 11, 2010

    you may wish to consider saving it directly to the ext drive, instead of from c

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Same error occured for me also so i am using Long Path Tool for copy paste files and folders.

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I used to get this problem until i updated my USB drivers. Or try a different USB port. I only have USB 1.1 and this device is 2.0. They should be inter-compatible but you know how these things are sometimes. Make sure the temp of the drive is reasonable too, I've not had heat problems with this one but i have with other external drives in the past.

Hope something I've said helps.

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

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