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My curiosity leads me to the printed circuit on one of the disk.

The drive slows the system down until it lieratly stops. You cay be able to run recovery software on the volume in order to get the data recovered. Try to use the drive without installing the software Smartware or somthing. It appears that the connections on the internal board to wd my book 1130 usb device drive oxidize a bit and all you have to do is to open up and clean all the connections. Reconnecting, taking in and out from power, nothing worked. Over the years, over million scans have been runand all that data has been compiled to create our driver libraries.

I know that opening the case will kill the warranty and usually bricks a WD. Mail will not be published Required. I have the latest software, firmware, drivers.


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Move it to XP laptop, it also works flawlessly there. Please let me know right away! Host IP is 25M upload, my IP is 7M download, and I have downloaded a M avi file before in about 3 to 5 minutes, so speed at either end is not a problem.

Hope I helped, Peter. The drive was previously assigned F: See how it goes. Jean, In the world of arrays no 2 are the same.

I also want to ask a question. I suspect and hope it is the Sata to USB connector causing the issue as it also seem to have software on the unit.

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Now I can not see an icon with either of my two computers powerbook and macbook. However, I am not currently in the position to spend thousands of dollars by taking it to a data recovery specialist.

The main board is absolutely definitely positively bad. If it is not being seen in disk management then it is likely a communication problem with the USB enclosure box holding the hard drive and the computer. This has has happened to me a few time with about 4 of these drives.

The HDD is fine in another unit. I will use the other diode on one board to make one good board.


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I have only used devive half of the storage space. A week or so ago, it started disconnecting itself, and then would pop up saying that I needed to unmount first, blah blah blah.

I removed then USB interface. Nothing comes wd my book 1130 usb device, at all! I then ran the long surface check. How would I find the stripe size and off set?

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There is also no drive letter associated with it in the disk management. When I plugged in the 12v dc supply and the usb cable to the computer the led light came on as usual when I plugged the interface bridge board back on wd my book 1130 usb device drive connector the light goes outt.

Whats more another user on an apple computer downloads movie files remotely without problems. Only 4 GB remains.