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External HardDrive Freezing Computer - HELP

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by sniper420, Nov 12, 2011.

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  1. sniper420

    sniper420 Thread Starter

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    Hi I have an external hard drive Transcend 500 GB which has two USB plug ins. I have been using only one cable (just transfer) and it has been working well until recently when I plug into my computer Dell m1330 with Windows XP, it completely freezes my computer and I will have to hard press restart button.

    I have updated my BIOS tried to restore to previous month, malware and Nod32 virus scan nothing fixes it. Any tip?
     
  2. Hughv

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    Have you tried using the second USB connection?
    Can you run chkdsk?
    Do you see any references in Event viewer?
     
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