Question about Samsung G2 Portable External HX-MU050DC/ GB2 Hard Drive

2 Answers

I have a Samsung G2 500GB hard drive, and every time I plug it into a computer, it will say that the USB Device has malfunctioned and is not recognised. I have tried plugging it into different computers and using different cords. The light shows, so there is power... Have I lost all of my data?!

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 12 Answers

Sounds like a driver issue with your hard drive. If you have the software that came with the hard drive you may be able to reinstall the drivers. Or, alternatively, look up the hard drive online and download the drivers from Samsung's website.

Posted on Mar 11, 2011

Ad
  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I have samsung G2 650 GB
The problem is when I connected my drive to the computer it seems as an empty folder but in reality there are 247GB used.
How could i figure my files??
Please help me as soon as possiple..Thank you

Posted on Mar 31, 2011

  • Donald Paniagua Dec 14, 2011

    your files are hidden.
    try go to command prompt.
    then type e:\>attrib -S -H /s /d *.*
    where "e" is your external drive.

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

No drivers have been loaded and it says the USB attached to the computer has malfunctioned and windows does not recognize it. I have a usb 2.0 2.2GB Digiplus Mircostor


First off try a different usb slot
If that does not work plug it back into the original usb slot
Right click on my computer----->properties----->device manager under storage find the Digiplu Microstor and uninstall it.
Unplug the hard drive and plug it back in, windows should detect it and install the drivers.

Jun 28, 2011 | GS Magicstor GS1022C 2.2 GB Hard Drive

1 Answer

I have a Kingston Data Traveler 8GB USB Flash Drive which I bought 4weeks ago. Whenever I plug it in one of my usb ports, i get a message which says "USB Device Not Recognized. One of the USB Devices...


The thumb drive might have some fault.
Plug it in other OS mainly windows XP and Linux.
If still same problem persists after tried in Linux, problem is with pen drive.
You can ask for a replacement from the dealer as it has guarantee for 5years.

Nov 30, 2010 | Kingston (DTIU3/2GB) 2 GB USB Hard Drive

1 Answer

Kingston 2gb datatraveler malfunctioned


there is absolutely no problem in your pc .
your pen drive is faulty.

Feb 14, 2010 | Kingston (DTIU3/2GB) 2 GB USB Hard Drive

1 Answer

When i plug the usb port to my maxtor 3200 external hard drive into my computer, it says my computer does not recognize my usb or it has malfunctioned what should i do?


go to device manager/USB Root Hub/right click/properties/Power Management/uncheck the box that says "Turn of this device to save power"

Dec 06, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

When I plug my 4gb flash it say malfunction and not recognize


have you tried putting it in a different usb port if you tried that try updating your computers usb drivers from the support site for the computer your trying to use the flash drives on

May 28, 2009 | Transcend 4GB JetFlash 110 USB 2.0 Flash...

2 Answers

Usb 4ports malfunction.not recognized.


i keen to to find that wich type of device you want to connect to the usb port. i think its a usb hard drive. if other please check this first. 

Jan 23, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Usb drive


go to my computer > properties > device manager and scan for new hardware changes

Aug 30, 2008 | Kingston (DTIU3/2GB) 2 GB USB Hard Drive

3 Answers

Usb device is not recognized it has malfunctioned i get this msg when i start my computer ....when unpulg the device for 5-6 times and again plug it....its working...whats the problem????they didnt give...


did you try to plug it into all you usb ports? I know that I have had one that is loose in the front of my computer, try all your usb's in the back.
Hope this helps

Jun 02, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Samsung G2 Portable External HX-MU050DC/ GB2 Hard Drive Logo

1,700 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Samsung Computers & Internet Experts

Computer Repairing
Computer Repairing

Level 3 Expert

14641 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Are you a Samsung Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...