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at 16 years old it is dead.
ask a shop to fix it, or upgrade. (get the Seagate external HDD)

Acomdata... | Answered on Jan 26, 2020 | 26 views

Try using a different USB port. Try pressing F5 to refresh the components list from within Explore. You can also hard-wire it in if your computer is a Desktop model.

Acomdata... | Answered on Apr 17, 2018 | 34 views

The FAT has been corrupted. Try running Fdisk/f on the drive.

Acomdata E5... | Answered on Mar 04, 2018 | 53 views

Check the link provided to get your challenge with your hard drive sorted out please.

Best of luck. How to open an external drive that not showing up on Mac

Acomdata E5... | Answered on Oct 13, 2017 | 100 views

be safe
go on line to acomdata web site and down load the driver from there

Acomdata... | Answered on Oct 11, 2017 | 250 views

The easiest way would be to buy another external hard drive case off of ebay or computer store.

Acomdata... | Answered on Sep 30, 2017 | 115 views

If the disk is working and being recognized you will see it in Windows Explorer.

Acomdata 500GB... | Answered on Sep 17, 2017 | 247 views

Logic board is toast. And if drive cannot be recognized it is very difficult to retrieve data! Need Pros at great expense.

Acomdata 1TB... | Answered on Sep 09, 2017 | 71 views

The data is still on the disk but can you get it is the issue.
If the logic board is still good and the drive is recognized by bios that it is do able. But if the drive is not recognized, you may need some recovery service. If you really want your data, don't format since that erases all and makes a recovery operation even more difficult and expensive.

Bottom line - it is always prudent to have backups of backups for obvious reasons..

If this is an external drive remove it from the shell and connect it directly to computer. Might be the electronics in the shell that have gone bad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Acomdata 1TB... | Answered on Sep 08, 2017 | 47 views

If the hard drive itself is damaged, your files may be permanently lost. There are companies that will attempt to recover your files from the drive for a fee... that usually involves sending them your drive with pre-payment. They will often disassemble your drive in a clean-room environment and transfer your disks to another identical drive then try to access the data. If the disk surfaces are damaged, files on the damaged areas are usually not retrievable...

If you purchased the new case, as the company recommended, then properly moved your drive into the new case, it is likely that you will have to resort to the recovery scenario above.

Acomdata PHOTON... | Answered on Aug 28, 2017 | 876 views

Either the hard drive is bogus or the electronics of the external adapter is the culprit. Take out drive and hookl directly to mo bo as a secondary drive. If recognized drive is ok and the box is at fault.

Acomdata... | Answered on Aug 25, 2017 | 460 views

Backup when you need from the drive, and then do a full re-format. Don't do quick format. If that doesn't solve it, the drive is dying and I wouldn't trust it anymore.

Acomdata... | Answered on May 05, 2017 | 98 views

Nothing legal I'm afraid.

You need to either crack the password or scrub the drive.

Acomdata... | Answered on Mar 12, 2016 | 132 views

Pete; All I could find at this time, link to manual

Acomdata PDHD1000USE 72 Manuals Support and Troubleshooting Storage

Acomdata 1TB... | Answered on Feb 02, 2016 | 120 views

Hi annabel_nyc,

You need to make sure that you get a compatible power adapter for that model. Most of Acomdata external drives use a 12v adapter, but not all. If you plug the wrong voltage into the drive, you do have the possiblity of frying your external. I'd check with your manual or post back your model number so I can look that adapter up.

Good Luck


Acomdata... | Answered on Jun 30, 2015 | 1,037 views

No, That hard drive is an older kind of hard drive, and will not perform well in a PS3. Also, the specifications aren't listed on newegg, but from what I can tell, it's not a 2.5" hard drive, which will not fit inside the PS3. I listed a few compatible ones below.

Acomdata... | Answered on Feb 18, 2015 | 58 views

this is a repeat of a previously asked question. Please look at this answer first.

Acomdata... | Answered on Jan 23, 2015 | 55 views

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