As the group’s in-house recording engineer I need to get the recordings back to Sheffield for mixing on a regular basis. Any other tips welcome. And, do you have access to another computer? This would eliminate the USB connection and give you a better chance of copying the files. I’ll try detecting the hard drive from Safe mode, as Caliban suggested. The gb blue light is pretty cool too.

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CalibanMar 23, It is also very quiet, due to no fan, and after 4 hours of writing data continuously hed got a little warm but nothing to be concerned about. MacGuffinMar 22, Try unplugging the drive from the computer and plugging it back in so it can be redetected. Manufacturer’s Description Stylish and cost-effective external hard drive solution.

Freecom 400gb External Hard Drive

Have one to sell? I have to say 5 stars for the actual hard drive.

However as soon as I try to open one of the folders the Hard Drive starts making a clicking noise which sounds like a mechanical failure and the light at the front flashes sporadically. Write a customer review. If you wanted to try that I could give more detailed instructions. It’s possible that an update may address the problem if this is not an overheating issue or drive failure.


Greetings, MrWriter, and welcome to MajorGeeks Caliban I will try and let you know. And very quickly, at that.

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See questions and answers. It’s 400vb perfect for two years consistantly having lots of date put on and taken off. Go into Computer, right-click the C: It is also quite fast. I hope you’re still about. Firstly, it was simple to set up: I worked out that, even at a high bitrate kbpsI dhd get albums on this HD; that works out at 0. The drive makes it really easy to swap big files between computers and it even works reasonably quickly via a USB 1 card, although USB 2 is obviously the prefered connection.

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Your name or email address: I replied that I understood the HD might not be under warranty freeckm but that I purchased this product because I wanted to back-up my data and was told it was reliable. Yeah, online storage is too expensive for big files, but it’s certainly the way to go for documents, etc.


And, do you have access to another computer? It is quite a complicated procedure and requires use of specialised expensive equipment and deep knowledge of hard drive design and data recovery technology. Any other tips welcome.

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If you attempt to boot up from such a Samsung hard drive or read any data from it you would get “Disk boot failure. Get to Know Us.

Don’t know if MacGuffin is still around or not Product information Technical Details. The fact that you are able to ‘see’ the data leads me to believe that the data may not be corrupt, and that the data may indeed be salvageable Showing of 21 reviews.