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My answer was more obvious. The USB drive was showing in computer management but not in Explorer. I tried all the above, plus restoring USBstor.inf etc to no avail. Then I noticed in computer manager that the drive did not have a letter attached to it. Right click, assign it as drive D: (or Z:) and off you go.


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If you are seeing it on Disk management but not in explorer that mean you didn't assign a letter to that partitions , just assign a letter for them and they will start showing .


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On the drive you want a custom icon, you have to have 2 items on the root of the drive An icon image file of the image you want to use a text file called "autorun.inf", inside the text file you need the following text [Autorun] Icon=My custom image.ico Label=whatever label you want Icon= must reflect the exact name of the icon image file on the drive. ...


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USB will always be slower than SATA because of protocol overhead, at least. You also must consider that USB is "one transfer at a time", which means any other device connected to USB will degrade performance of the USB-HDD. While theoretically using 1 USB root for 1 USB hdd might yield good results, in practice every computer has a plethora of other devices ...


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USB 3.0 has an upper limit around 5.0Gbps. SATA III has an upper limit of 6.0Gbps. Regardless of overhead these rates are far higher than what a mechanical HDD can sustain for large transfers. Most mechanical HDDs won't be able to sustain more than about 1.5Gbps (HDD Speed results). So I doubt you would notice much difference in performance. Real world ...


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Format one drive to the specific letter. Format the other 2 drives and place them as a folder within the drive with the drive letter. this is not able to travel very well.


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Thanks to David's comment I figured out how to make it work. I first activated the DHCP service within OSX using the command sudo /bin/launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/bootps.plist Once that was done, in the network system preferences I set it to manual and filled in the fields with default values. Then it worked.


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Hard drive manufacturers market drives in terms of decimal (base 10) capacity. In decimal notation, one megabyte (MB) is equal to 1,000,000 bytes, one gigabyte (GB) is equal to 1,000,000,000 bytes, and one terabyte (TB) is equal to 1,000,000,000,000 bytes. Programs such as FDISK, system BIOS, Windows, and MacOS use the binary (base 2) numbering system. In ...


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I have seen this happening if there's an issue with providing enough power. As per the standard, USB 3 is supposed to handle 900mA, but I have found hardware that skimps on this - Providing the data rate, but not being able to drive power-hundry devices such as hard-drives (For example, if connecting a harddrive to my tablet, I need to use a USB hub as a ...


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As per the discussion in the comments above, the suggested solution is to add a drive letter to the drives, and if that doesn't work, to delete all existing partitions, re-partition and reformat the drives as NTFS via Disk Management. Since one of the drives might have a HFS/HFS+ Mac partition, the latter would be required anyway.


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Create a Bootable USB Drive 1 Your flash drive will need to be at least 4 GB in size in order to successfully copy the ISO file onto it. All of the data on your flash drive will be lost when you turn it into an installation drive, so be sure to back up any important files before continuing. 2 Download the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool. This is available ...


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Burn it to a cd/dvd using a program like BurnAware. Remember to select burn iso to cd/dvd not burn files to cd/dvd


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I was having the same problem with 4 Segate expansion disks. If I used a 4 port PCI USB card it would not recognize them even though they would work as stand alone drives. However after a little more work I found that Storage spaces would see the drives if i used the motherboard's native USB ports and a Sharkk 3.0 hub. The drawback here is speed. The ...


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I backed up all data in the external drive, formatted the other two partitions to FAT32. It still didn't boot. I deleted all three partitions, created one new partition (doing these by clicking -/+ in Disk Utility) so the drive had only one partition FAT32. It still didn't boot. I found out I had to format the whole drive (the parent drive in Disk Utility, ...


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This is due to how a physical harddrive works. When data is written to the harddrive, the partition table stores for each file where the data is stored. It does this as follows: It looks up the first available free spot, and starts writing there. When the file is bigger than that space, it will stop writing there, and make a note in the partition table ...


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Basically since exFAT dirty bit is in dec offset 106 of the VBR, and it's a bit, not a byte. Luckily the flags which include byte 106(6a) are not included in the calculation of the VBR checksum. You just use a hex editor to zero that dirty bit. For more detailed info on the layout of the VBR and the lags, the internals are at ...


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It’s a command the host sends to the drive. In your regular PC, power is supplied directly from the PSU. It’s supplied as long as the PC is on, whether or not the drive is in standby. This is necessary because if the drive were to shut down completely, you would not be able to access it again.


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You can symlink the a folder in the external hard drive as a folder in your Dropbox folder. http://www.dropboxwiki.com/tips-and-tricks/sync-other-folders Use a symlink. To do this, use the ln command, for example: ln -s /path/to/folder/that/you/want/to/sync/ ~/Dropbox/folder/name Or download SymbolicLinker


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if you have access to an linux computer / or are able to boot a linux live system from usb-stick or dvd try if it shows up with this - i had problems with windows7 and an unformatted SSD. i then formated it with linux - after this windows could use / reformat the disc. (so for me it seams windows has sometimes problems to find the SSD if it is not formated.) ...


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Consider placing an RMA request and get your SSD replaced. It's the SSD that is bad and probably shipped faulty.


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Some more troubleshooting questions for you: Is the drive visible in output of fdisk -l ? If yes, what does it tell about the partition on that drive? Can you mount the partition without problems? Can you read the drive? You can test it using the dd command like this (use the correct if parameter - you should be able to determine that from fdisk -l ...


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I've since discovered that Macbooks already come with this feature...! https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204015


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Was just about to toss my old iomega 500GB when I thought I'd try one last thing. I used Disk Utility to reformat the partition that wouldn't mound. I selected the "1 Partition" layout, then formatted it to MBR (Master Boot Record) and hit "Apply". To my surprise, it mounted! Then I formatted it again, this time under options I chose "GUID" and under format ...


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I figured it out myself. I did it in Powershell though. Had to learn Powershell from the scratch for this. $diskdrv = Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_DiskDrive -Filter "Caption='WD Elements 1078 USB Device'" if ($diskdrv.SerialNumber.Contains("WXS1E94D125E")) { $index = $diskdrv.Index Write-Host Hard Disk found at Index $Index $volume = ...


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Windows 8 has a tray icon for Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media, , that should remove the drive even when the Eject context menu item is not available. This can also be done from Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Devices and Printers: right-click on the device and select Remove device. If the tray icon is not visible, you might need to "customize ...


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When it comes to viruses, the rule of thumb is this: Files need to be executed to be dangerous. The obvious dangerous file type is .exe, but it also includes some not so obvious ones, such as excell macros, vb scripts, and other file types that contain code to be executed. On the other hand, this means that certain files can be considered safe. Examples ...


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There is absolutely every chance that a piece of malware will attach to data files. There are a variety that do so. The safest approach is to export the files then format the system drive and reboot from a read-only operating system such as Knoppix on a CD or read-only USB. Use a live cd that has an antivirus tool installed and check the data disk. When ...


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As long as you have the drive you listed (Which is USB 3.0) and a compatible cable (On mine, the port on the HDD is the wider 3.0 micro, in which a cord with the narrower 2.0 micro end could still be plugged into) you will get better speeds. Now if you get a 3.0 micro cord that has two USB type A at the other end (1 for power, and 1 for data), You would get ...


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I think Windows doesn't like fat32 formatted devices with a GPT partition table like OS X puts them. Try setting it back to MSDOS.


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I'm guessing that you can't "do anything to it" in Windows is because you haven't unmounted the drive yet that's why you're options to take on the drive are greyed out. As to why Windows will not recognize it I'm sure that it's due to the drive being formatted under OS X which has set the HDD to be either GUID or Apple Partition Map. And you need it to be ...


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After I upgraded to latest driver for motherboard 970A-DS3P from gigabyte site the issue was sorted. http://www.gigabyte.in/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4591#driver USB 3.0 VIA USB 3.0 Driver Version: V4.90A Release Date: 2015/03/18 Also, a new version of "Easy Tune6 (AMD)" utility is available.


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There are really two types of recovery involved: Partition table -- This data structure defines where your partitions reside on the disk (their start and end points, or start point and length, plus other associated metadata such as type codes). Your action overwrote the partition table at the start of the disk. If your disk uses the older Master Boot ...


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You may want to try a different cable or usb 3.0 device. A bad cable or bad connection could lead to a usb 3.0 compatible device falling back to usb 2.0 speeds. USB 3.0 requires more, higher quality wire pairs for communication. If the connections are not good or the cable is damaged it is possible a usb 2.0 signal could still pass even if a 3.0 signal could ...


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Go ahead and download the partition wizard. Start the software, find you're device on the bottom. If on the beginning of you're USB device you find :*, then that means you must simply assign a drive letter in order to see you're USB drive. Right click on you're device, find the "change letter" option and simply give it a letter. Apply changes at the top and ...


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You have no access to the setup of the Cisco gateway? If you can get the Cisco configured with 2 VLANs you're all set without needing the TP-LINK. Perhaps the cable provider can configure this if you can't do it yourself. I am assuming here that the Cisco is running a DHCP server on a RFC1918 private ip range. If so you need give the TP-LINK a static IP in ...


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First of all, try to isolate your problem. Is the issue affecting only your WD CloudDrive? You can tell by using the internet through your TP-LINK router. Does your TP-LINK get a constant IP address from Cisco gateway? If not, make sure it is getting a constant IP. It is best to just assign a static IP to your TP-LINK. If you use DHCP, check if the DHCP ...


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As USB 3.0 should be able to transfer around 400 MB/s [1], it should be faster to connect both drives to the USB3. You won't exceed 2x200 MB/s with the harddrives, I am quite sure. For even coming close to this, you would have to copy one very big file to the other harddrive. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USB#USB_3.0


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Thanks for every ones suggestions. Finally I did it I used Active File Recovery Professional. It can recover data much as possible. I tried dozen of software some of them are top recovery tools and everything fail. Using Active recovery I manage to create image of failed disk and mount it and recover the data but the problem with that is naming. All file ...


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Remember, Dropbox is sync service not a backup service. If you want, you can manually upload the contents on the EHD to a folder (archive) that you have unchecked in selective sync. Anything you send to that folder will then not sync with that computer.


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For recovering data from dying or formatted drive I would recommend use of R-Studio http://www.r-studio.com/Data_Recovery_Download.shtml The best thing about this program is that it is capable of restoring files even when Partitioning data is damaged. But this tool is not for free. The basic version which should be enough for you costs $80


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Yes there is. Open Resource Monitor from Windows Task Manager's Performance tab and go to Disk tab. You can simply type "resource monitor" in the start menu also. Under the Disk tab all the processes with disk activity are listed down along with their PID and read/write speed. You can kill a process from there directly by right clicking it and then End ...


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The first one probably does not work well due to the power problem you mentioned. Using a powered case will help as you know already. Actually there are some other products which use "another" USB port purely for some additional power (say, they have two USB plugs) but I am in doubt about that - it may not be enough unlike hard disk drives. Note that ...


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THE ONLY WAY TO RECOVER DATA FROM HARD DISK HAVING CRC ERROR IS TO RECOVER DATA FROM PLATTERS DIRECTLY BUT THIS CAN BE DONE BY DATA RECOVERY LAB EXPERTS. OR SECTOR BY SECTOR RECOVERY BY USING HARDWARE FIRMWARE TOOLS.



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