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I'd strongly recommend you and her to always have at least two identical copies of your most precious files stored on different locations (Storage devices). Please test it on another PC and with another USB cable. climoo Inactive Malware Help Topics 34 02-18-2013 12:58 PM ~*~Mixed Bag of Problems~*~ Hi, everyone! Bill_S 2014-09-23 16:00:26 UTC #11 FahadulHaque wrote:    Hi,   I am facing the same problem with the same I/O error. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2256088/external-hard-drive-error.html

How To Fix I O Device Error External Hard Drive

By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Partially Powered By Products Found At Lampwrights.com The Head Rack Assembly (HRA) is the device inside the drive cavity that supports the read/write heads; there is one head per surface. i need that data.

TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. It seems a recurring theme I am having the exact same issue.  Was anybody able to find a fix for this without losing your files?  If so, how did that go? I tried reconnecting it using a data cable from my Nokia, works fine. Wd Passport I/o Error Fix my daughter also bought one on the same day in August 2015 from the same store and her's failed approx.. 2mths ago - the problem is as we don't have the

I leave you a download link below: http://products.wdc.com/support/kb.ashx?id=jNQXrc Hope this helps Reply Report Jan- Oct 6, 2016 at 04:53 AM I'm Too facing the same problem ,....??' what is the solution Wd External Hard Drive Not Initialized I/o Error Anmelden Statistik Übersetzen 13.320 Aufrufe 8 Dieses Video gefällt dir? Bitte versuche es später erneut. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-763646-wd-hard-disk-not-detected-on-my-computer-i-o-device-error An unauthorized return, i.e.

You can change this preference below. Wd Passport Not Initialized I/o Error I'd recommend you to contact our technical support and send your RMA request if the drive is still covered by the limited warranty. Sadly, this is exactly why we always recommend having more than 1 copy of your data stored in one location alone. Unfortunately, it seems like your WD Passport external drive has failed.

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dvb90 2014-10-22 16:05:21 UTC #20 I am using ACE Data recovery out of Dallas, TX.  The diagnostics were free, and they are now in the process of trying to recover the How To Fix I O Device Error External Hard Drive Learn more You're viewing YouTube in German. Western Digital I/o Device Error Fix What might have happened is a bad batch of WD My Passport drives being shipped to you.

If you wish to recover your files, you should first contact a professional data recovery company because they would be your best bet at retrieving the backup. useful reference If you manage to successfully format the drive, I recommend you to check its condition with Data Lifeguard Diagnostic. With Western Digital, their new drives have specific adapters and firmware that won't allow this. i starded copyin with a 21 GB foldr but then when just 3 min were left for it to complete it stopped copying .... Wd Diagnostic Utility

Nächstes Video M:\ is not accessible-The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error [Hindi] - Dauer: 4:57 CanIHelpYouOnline 36.017 Aufrufe 4:57 Fix Location is not available - However, there shouldn't be anything wrong with the model particularly. need help please. my review here Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core Storage Today's Posts WD 1TB hard driveerror Byshaun056 May 1, 2011 Post New Reply Heya guys.

Under properties its actually states the Device status as ' this device is working properly' however under volumes there is no information - I cant use disk management as when I Unable To Initialize Hard Drive I/o Error n m talkin abt the external HD .... i,m using same cable.

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  1. On USB safely removal detected, on device manager detected but on Explorer......BLANK.....cant initialize it and cant format it.
  2. I faced this error three times.
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  4. Were you able to test the drive with a different cable?
  5. If possible, you could try it on another computer as well.If this does not work, I would suggest you to contact one of the WD's data recovery partners(link below).
  6. My sister is very distraught with grief right now because her WD My Passport just had the fatal error and she has years of important work on it that she has
  7. then when i started the widows n plugged the hard disk in ..
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Wird geladen... Hey there, ochreangel!It's highly recommended to create your own thread in the TH community. Used it one day, disconnected it and couldn't start it up again. Wd Diagnostic Utility Download Just a fatal error.I have 1TB Ext HDD with 800GB+ data on it.

SuperSoph_WDOct 15, 2015, 9:41 AM praks001 said: This is a very common error in Western Digital hard drives. I don't believe this is a coincidence and is definitely and manufacturing defect. Only me being stupid. get redirected here Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

There is no solving it.  An I/O error usually indicates that you have a bad usb cable.  Change the cable (not longer than 18 inches) and try again.  If you still Wird verarbeitet... I'v got 2 disks and now one is unusable...  dvb90 2014-10-20 21:20:55 UTC #17 I sent my passport to data recovery and during their diagnostics they discovered that the Head Rack I/O error solved I/O Device Error on Internal Hard Drive Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe

http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm26/shaun056/ERRORBG3.png I've tried to change the drive letter but that didn't work. SuperSoph_WD Max ShootingstarJan 8, 2016, 4:38 PM Same Problem here. i hvnt used it before this ........ I tried initializing it, but it shows I/O device failure.

If you wish to recover your files, you should first contact a professional data recovery company because they would be your best bet at retrieving the backup. Under properties its actually states the Device status as ' this device is working properly' however under volumes there is no information - I cant use disk management as when I I'd recommend you to contact our technical support and send your RMA request if the drive is still covered by the limited warranty. Bill_S 2014-09-22 21:13:20 UTC #9 anilreddy wrote: I'm also facing the same issue with My Passport Ultra, did you get the problem solved, if yes, how?

Anmelden Statistik Übersetzen 32.491 Aufrufe 14 Dieses Video gefällt dir? Hey there, praks001!I'm truly sorry to hear about your bad experience with our WD My Passport external drives and I'm sad to see you so disappointed with the product. rohit1991Aug 12, 2014, 6:55 AM popatim said: ejec t it then disconnect it and let it power down.repeat for your pc.power up and then reconnect the drive and see if the Try a different USB port then previously.

You will need another drive of the same size or larger to restore your files to.