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How do i install canvio basics 3.0 external hard drive?

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I would suggest you find a backup program to do all this for you. I use EZBackItUp (http://www.rdcomp.net/ezbackitup/) a nice freeware program that is easy to set up. Once the files are backed up, though, you should not delete them from your C: drive, as the program will them delete them from the backup too. What you should try to do is move big files (movies, music, etc) to the external drive, which will give you more space on your C: drive. And, as always, make sure you run a good cleaning program (http://www.ccleaner.com for a great one, download and install) to reclaim some disk space.

Good Luck, and I applaud you for having a backup!

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The disk utility programs should be on the main drive inside the computer...you need to make sure you tell the program which drive you want to erase..Say the external drive comes up as drive "d"..then you want to tell the drive utility software to erase the "d" drive

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  1. Check the USB cable. Make sure it's connected securely. to make sure test with other device or computer to determine that cable is OK.
  2. Once you know you are using good cable you need to make sure that Hard Drive isn't at fault. Trying to use it in other PC is the best method of making sure that everything is OK with it.

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Just make sure you have any and all data that you want saved moved elsewhere before proceeding.

Posted on May 06, 2011

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Can you open your external and see all files? If you can open it and can access any other files inside the external drive then the problem will have more chances to resolve. For the first step you might need to try this software: https://www.findandmount.com/ download it and install it on your computer and follow the steps. If the problem is not too serious the software will solve it.

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