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Vesta 7200 HD Freeview Satelltie Box

I have just blown up my Satellite Freeview box I had plugged in my 1TB hard drive and it wouldn't switch on so I switched off and back on at the power socket. The display started flashing so switched off and on again - now it's DEAD ,

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SOURCE: sagem pvr 6200T UK freeview box, display frozen.

I left the box and went for a walk!!!

About four hours after having freezed an error 09 message came up on the set top display and then everything returned to normal, after an on TV screen message that update had been successful.!?!

No difference in in any operation of the freeview box.

Note to self and other users
DO NOT PRESS OK WHEN ASKED TO UPDATE SET TOP BOX.

Updating the channel tuning does seem to work ok, though I have to vary between where channel 4 can be found - or learn welsh!

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SOURCE: LaCie Big Disk Extreme 1TB Hard Drive - continuous beep, no power

Hi, Lacie isn't very forthcoming with beep codes but it definitely means one of the two. You can try moving the hard drive into a new enclosure, if it works it was the enclosure, if not the HDD. Hate to say it but warranty on these drives is a moot point the moment unique data is stored on them as you can't even diagnose the problem properly without voiding it and no drive manufacturer will waranty data. If you have no unique data and it's under warranty, send it back. If you have unique data on it that you value, take it to a local computer store and have them move the drive to a new external enclosure and test it. If it works, you're done. If it doesn't, you've confirmed that the HDD is faulty and you will need the help of a data recovery Pro. If the latter is the case, reply by commenting here with your location (country, state city) and I'll recommend a closeby facility for you. Chris

Posted on Jun 05, 2009

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This is a known problem with these drives. Disabling USB legacy support in your Bios should solve the problem., it did in my case but at the expense of not being able to boot from a USB device. Definitley a problem with their enclosure or drive.

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Posted on Aug 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Lacie HD power light flashing yellow and orange

Hi. Sometimes, there are compatibility issues on external drives. Most recent computers will read them while others may not. Either the external casing or the cable is causing this.

Posted on Aug 28, 2009

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SOURCE: maxtor 1TB hard disk in the sky HD box failed

I would like to try something here. I would like you to hook the hard drive up to your computer either through the enclosure or better if you have a usb adapter that simply slips onto the sata connector. Once this is done listen for the tone of the computer recognizing the device. It doesn't necessarily have to be recognized as a hard drive. Now, open the control panel and open administrator tools. Open computer management and on the left pane near the bottom click disc management. All of the discs currently hooked to the computer will show is the right pane whether they are active or not. If the disc shows here than it is alive and can worked with. Right click on the disc in question and see if it gives you the option to "Initialize". Some of these enclosures that have their own firmware will sometimes de-initialize a hard drive that has been previously activated. If this is the case, then you can "initialize this disc once more and partition it for use. You will lose your data but the drive will be useful once more.

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

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