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Packard Bell Store and Save H2D2U2 6948840100

The unit status LED stays red for 5-6 minutes after turning on and seems to strugle to save data. I have tried defraging but to no avail. Please can you help

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  • PjReviejo Dec 18, 2007

    After turning on, red light and green switch during hours. It seems like a check but I don't know what I candç do, if turn off again or not

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2008

    i have the same problem :(

  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2008

    Store & Save external 3.5" USB Hard Disk Drive
    I have the same problem. Will be happy if someone can solve this!

  • Anonymous Jun 08, 2008

    I have the same problem, the LED blinks time to time and I can't get in.
    Why aren't there any solutions from tech support?

  • gillesjh73 Jul 13, 2008

    I have the same problem

  • jeansrainbow Jul 30, 2008

    drive flashing on and off red green, tried leaving it but still couldn't get in, 2 years work on it and need to access -heeeeeelppppppppppp

  • Anonymous Aug 20, 2008

    same thing happens to me too..... Vincent

  • christdi Aug 27, 2008

    green light on all the time but says reg problem cod 19 what is all this about loads of info on the dam thing but can`t get in any idea`s anybody

  • glittery59 Sep 28, 2008

    Same problem also - red light flashes on and off, sometimes it is stable and can't get into hard drive. After 5-10 minutes is does eventually start, it's worrying as I have a lot of work backed up. Would appreciate a solution as soon as possible.


  • DamianSh Oct 19, 2008

    Exactly the same problem.

    Sometimes placing the drive flat seemed to allow access but it is very unstable as a backup drive

  • 6charlie Dec 19, 2008

    Exactly the same problem with the mine (buyed by feb.2006) sice mid novembre 2008 (out of warranty :-( yet! ) ). I made backups on another storage drive but dtas avor 3 weeks cold be lost. Thanks for any solution.

  • 6charlie Dec 19, 2008

    Thanks Astarie!
    Mine is over 2 years old (warranty is off :-( yet ! ).
    I got the same problem since 1 month (led blinking red and ticking for 3 minutes; afterwards got green and drive starts running and then recognized by win XP).
    Since yesterday Led is green at switch power on. The drive is running. But no more recognition by winXP. I tried further swith on and off: no change.
    I connected the drive to another identical power adaptator: same problem. Then I suspect the problem is into the drive itself.



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Mine doesn't register on the c drive when i turn it on. Occasionaly I get access, but then the computer crashes. My main drive is Nftls the external drive is configured to Fat 32, could this be the problem? Altho, I'm not so sure as it's been working ok for the past year. I managed to scandisk and fix errors and managed to defrag, everything was working pukka after that, but then today.. well that red light is annoying, especially when you dont know what it means! Think I need to go to packard bell and see if they have a solution. Anyone found one yet?

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  • Astarie Oct 13, 2008

    Hi, me again, today we spent most of the afternoon trying to fix the problem. We took the hard drive out of the store & save unit & put it into the computer(cable select) alongside the original hard drive. Turned the computer on and win xp recognised new hardware. I open the drive and could see all the files, but when I clicked on one to open, the computer froze. We killed the power to the computer, then booted up again, win xp went straight into disk check for errors... It took about an hour fixing bad clusters, but hooray!! its all pukka again. We've left the store & save hard drive in the computer as the external unit seems to have a power fault.

    Hope this helps anyone with the same problem.

    p.s... Do not wear nylon socks, then shuffle across the carpet with a balloon stuck to your head as static is a killer. Make sure you are earthed with the computer before mucking about with it, i.e, hold the computer or put an earthing wrist strap to it .. oh.. and make sure the computer is OFF



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