Question about Western Digital 500GB My Book World Edition 500 GB Hard Drive
I have a new 500GB MY BOOK hard drive. A "disc error" occurred while I was copying large files from another drive......now my computer won't boot up with 500GB drive attached.....how can i clear error and use drive again?
When you reboot your computer, do not have the hard drive attached. As far as the error goes, im not to sure about that.
Posted on Jan 27, 2009
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A cyclic redundancy check, known as a CRC error, often occurs when you're attempting to transfer data to a hard drive. It's most commonly caused by an interruption in the recording process, but also can be a sign that you've got problems with your hard drive or optical drive.
Here are some steps fixed the issue:
Rule out problems with your computer Start by defragmenting your disk. Click the "Windows or Start" button in the lower-left corner of your computer screen and select "Control Panel." Click the "System and Security" icon. Choose "Administrative Tools," then "Defragment your hard drive." This will clear up clutter on your hard drive that could be causing the error
Use the CHKDSK program in Windows to see if there are other problems with your hard drive. Click the Windows or Start button and select My Computer or Computer. Right-click the drive with the CRC error. Choose Properties, then select the "Tools" tab. Click Check Now. Make sure the program will fix disk errors by checking the top square in the dialog box. Click Start.
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