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Fantom 1TB external USB drive failure, only half seen by MAC

Fantom Drives / G-Force MegaDisk / 1TB / 7200 / 16MB / USB 2.0 / 
External Hard Drive (MDU1000)

The drive had been making a clicking sound (I didn't know that wasn't normal) for about 6 months.  Suddenly, I started having files that could not be read and Mac Disk Utility says only 465Gb is available.  I think this is a 2x500Gb drive and one of the drives has failed.  I need a fix that's not going to bankrupt me.

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  • wac0 May 21, 2008

    I can format, but I still only see half the drive.  I think I'm going to have to take it apart and see what is happening with the other half.

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The operating system may be corrupting format the hard disk drive the notice its behaviour

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