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Not able to access my external hard disk

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I am unable to access files in my USB Transcend 160GB HDD after a few minutes of operating it. If I try playing a movie, it will run smoothly for around 5 min max and then gets stuck. I cannot Access the hard disk.my whole work has stoped
Can anyone suggest a remedy for this.

Thank You for your time

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  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2009

    I have recently redone my computer and forgot to take me ebook off hardrive..I can not axcess to ebook at all. I have karaoke and some pictures downloaded on it..Can you send me the download in email? I have a 500 gb essential Edition..I have a Dell 3100 deminsion..Here is my email address: tball46@hotmail.com
    Hope we can get this working again..Thank you for your time..
    Bernard Bell

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Did you check the power requirements? If the disk has external power, fine, if not, the USB power could be an issue.
You can check the USB power requirements.

Otherwise maybe this can help you:
http://www.devicedriverfinder.com/blog/device-errors/external-hard-drive-troubleshooting

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