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I have this hard drive in my DVR box, but the problem is, it come up saying "Record Fault!!! No HDD to Write!!!" I have plug it to my pc and format it and then place it back into my DVR box in order for our CCTV to start Recording asap, but again same message of "RECORD FAULTS!!! NO HDD TO WRITE!!! come up. I have order new HDD same as my old one but same message come up including formatting it, same message. I am clueless as to what to do next, if any one can help me solve this I would appreciate it.

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Disconnect from PC.
Reconnect DVR to TV after a minute. Does it record? It will initialize etc before recording.

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