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Seems to take a LOONNNNGGG TIME ready the drive...

Now i am a music producer and the drive was alright when i left out of town last weds, i just returned today and its reading messages like, "problem with writing, save to another place", and " i have rebooted my computer several times, i even took my hard drive to another computer to make sure it was working, but when i hooked it up, it slowed down the entire processing of the PC, and im not used to it taken least than 3-5 seconds to read on any computer ive ever put it on... i guess my concern would be if there is a problem with the Drive, can it be fixed, and can my data be saved...

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This may be a faulty power cable - a common La Cie problem apparently. Symptoms are some power getting through so blue light flickers, clicks, does not show up on desk top. I fixed mine with a new cable.

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