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SOURCE: buffalo hard drive

Have you downloaded another prog recently, about the time you lost the HDD?

Have you pulled the usb restart poota, wait till fully setup, reinstall usb, it just might plug and play.

If not, you will have too re-install from install/setup disc.

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Can't access Buffalo HD-HB250U2-WR 250gb Ext. Hard

I think I have the answer, plug your cable in. If windows 7 shows the message unknown device don't remove the usb. instead turn the switch on the back of the external hard drive off for a few seconds then back on. Windows 7 should then for some unknown reason find the correct drivers and your buffalo hard drive will now work. This worked on mine.

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Posted on Jul 26, 2010

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SOURCE: Everything worked fine until yesterday

An external storage-device has four major components:

* the USB cable

* the power-adapter

* the disk-drive inside the enclosure

* the USB-to-disk-drive adapter inside the enclosure.

One of these components has failed.

Try a different USB cable.

Try connecting to a different USB port on your computer.

Try connecting to a USB port on a different computer.

Take a "multi-meter" and measure both the voltage and amperage output from the AC adapter, and compare with the specifications on the label on the adapter.

Open the enclosure, and remove the disk-drive, and then connect it as a "slave" disk-drive in a desktop computer, to see if it works at all.

Purchase a new, compatible, disk-drive, and install it in the enclosure, to "revive" your external storage device.

Get the part-number and serial-number from the label on your disk-drive, and access the manufacturer's web-site, and use "check warranty status", to see if they will replace the device, at minimal cost to you.

There exist commercial "data recovery" services that can try to repair your device, just long-enough to rescue and copy your files.
For example, see: https://services.seagate.com/index.aspx?lng=en-US for a "no data - no charge guarantee".

Posted on Nov 11, 2010

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SOURCE: My Buffalo HD-PX320U2 External Hard

First make sure usb cable connected to harddrive is working fine. try it in different usb ports. Press windows key +R key so you can see run then type in run "devmgmt.msc" then press ok so you can see device manager uninstall all usb drivers then it automatic install usb drivers. then check. Also you need to change registry for that type in run "regedit" then press ok then you can see registry editor then locate below key. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11 CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} And remove upper filter and lower filter.Then restart computer then check.
Also locate the below key and make sure it's value is 3 not 4. HKLM\system\currentcontrolset\services\usbstor make sure start value is 3 not 4. Let me know if you need further assistance. Thanks for using FixYa

Posted on Dec 11, 2010

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SOURCE: my buffalo external hard disk

it is a PNP (PlugNplay) device. Try using a different cable to connect to your pc. Should the problem remain, hook it up to a different computer and if it doesn't see the drive, it will be an electronic circuit failure inside the box. The data is still on the hhd but you will have to obtain a new circuit to bring the hhd back online for use.

Posted on Apr 13, 2011

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From reading on the Buffalo web forum just now, you need to try using a different USB cable. If that doesn't work, try using the device on a different computer. If it continues to not work, then the device has failed in some way.

Contact Buffalo as soon as possible to request an RMA to replace the drive (http://www.buffalotech.com/contact/). Information on Buffalo warranties are available here: (http://www.buffalotech.com/support/warranty/)

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