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USB Error Code 47

by miwhite / January 20, 2006 11:33 PM PST

I was given a Maxtor 80GB hard drive that was used in a mobile rack. When I installed it in an external USB station I get a USB error code 47. I tried re-installing, re-booting but nothing corrects the problem. The external USB station works fine with my my old Maxtor 7GB hard drive. My computer is an HP Pavilion with a Pentium 4 processor. Any help will be appreciated.

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 20, 2006 11:50 PM PST
In reply to: USB Error Code 47

1. Put the drive internal and run a Drive Fitness Test such as Maxtor PowerMax.

2. Try another enclosure. Early units did not support such large disks.


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by miwhite / January 21, 2006 12:53 AM PST
In reply to: Try..

Thanks for the suggestion. My son gave me the hard drive. I will try it internally in his computer with a fitness test.

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