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External Hard Drive - Philips - problems !HELP !

Hi ,

I have a Philips external Hard drive ( usb 2.0 ) using a usb hub ( alimented ) No problems in 4 month . Yesterday when i shut down my PC it woudn't show in ,,my computer,, anymore. I hear that ,,beep,, sound every 5-10 seconds and the led on the HD blinks but it doesn't show in ,,my computer,, . I try it all - restrat , changed cables , changed AC power . Nothing , i also have a external DVD but that works fine ...

In my device manager it shows the ,,!,, sign after 5-10 sec seems to diseapera then reaper ( in synchronization with the ,,beep,, / led )

I really don't know what to do , it drives me insane ( i have a lot of important stuff there ) .

Any solutions ?

Thanks in advance

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Most solutions already noted in this link.

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Already did that

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Already did that . My problem is a bit different....

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Looks the same from here.

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How is this different?


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In reply to: Looks the same from here.

Is different because seems like my HDD is restarting himself after 5-10 seconds . Sometimes seems that Device manage recognizes ( without showing the device in ,,my computer,, the device properly after 5 sec. you hear that ,,beep,, again

I will try it in another PC today.


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Still sounds the same issue (and cure) to me.

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Sorry, but that was something a new case might solve. And if you slog through the long discussion...


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In fact...

In reply to: Still sounds the same issue (and cure) to me.

In fact you are right .I have tryied it on a new PC , same problem .

I will buy a new case or better buy a twin -drive case for 2 HDD.


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