Programs and data take up more and more storage space. 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. I don’t care if the files will not be restored as long as I can put back the hardrive back to its normal condition. Posted on Nov 02, 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. Backup file in windows is being compressed the bytes from the original file.

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I don’t care if the files will not be restored as long as I can put back frewcom hardrive back to its normal condition. Then try to copy whatever you can to to the desktop’s HD. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Stylish and cost-effective external hard drive solution from Freecom, one of the most respected names in data storage and computer extternal.

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I replied that I understood the HD might not be under warranty anymore but that I purchased this product because I wanted to back-up my data and was told it was reliable. When I plug in my device, I only see this weird I would take it to a data recovery technician. Posted by Frans Rietbergen on Jan 15, Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies. Puppy linux is sufficient for your purposes and can run from CD.

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The chances are that you would have burnt the Power IC’s, so there might not be any damage to the Hard Disk itself. The Freecom Hard Drive is pre-formatted so you’re ready to use your drive seconds after connecting it to your computer.

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Write a customer review. Easy step by step pictorial instructions makes setting up a breeze and the drive was recognised by Windows XP straight away. 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.

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I’ve contacted Freecome who got back to me with a bit of a desapointing but probably expected answer: I’ve only had it a few days, but I’m already highly impressed. Amazon Business Drivve for business customers.

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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 I never thought it could suddenly fail. Try using the USB or FireWire port for anouther drive to see if that is the problem, if it is then reinstall the driver for the port, through the Computer Managment Concole assuming yur using windows.

I am new to this forum and wish to ask a question if i may. Opening your computer case and installing an internal drve drive can be a difficult job.