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I have a simpletech, about 100 gig. 96300 40001 001 91000 40479 813 m052 335 It is not backing up for 1-1/2; cant open a file on backup. Is it compresed. Want t Window delayed write fails. Can see files but cant open a document. George@GeorgeKeen.com 937-387-8909

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Hello, George.

I'd suggest to connect your SimpleTech drive to another computer to see if your USB ports are problematic. It's unlikely, though.

Unfortunately, the Delayed Write Failure error usually means that your drive is unusable.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 30, 2010

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