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solved which component hard freeze my computer...NORTH BRIDGE HEAT SINK,RAM MEMORY ,HDD ,.... And if anyone knows a program with which I can at least rescue a bit of data before the inevitable format if it is really necessary? When I connect the disc,I cannot access Computer and Disk Management as both freeze. The hard disk gets ON and the LED on the hard disk blinks like normal. weblink

Open device manager (you can right click on MY COMPUTER and go to MANAGE and then click DEVICE MANAGER) and then plug in or unplug the drive while you have the Broke. Join over 733,556 other people just like you! SpywareDr, May 26, 2014 #10 Kainzow Thread Starter Joined: May 25, 2014 Messages: 7 Okay! http://ccm.net/forum/affich-31876-external-hd-no-longer-works-with-computer

External Hard Drive Causing Computer To Freeze

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Click Start button on your PC and right-click Computer, and then select Properties in the context menu. 2. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Seagate External Hard Drive Freezes My Computer See if it acts normal after that.http://support.microsoft.com/kb/300415http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc766465%28v=ws.10%29.aspxWARNING: This will effectively destroy data so make sure you don't need data on the drive before you try this.

Thanksss. #1 ThisDude, Apr 5, 2010 DarDar Expand Collapse Member Likes Received: 0 Location: Ireland Hi, it sounds as if the drive/casing has either packed it or the partitions are External Hard Drive Freezes Windows Explorer WindowsBBS Forums > Hardware > PC Hardware > This site uses cookies. HDs and they still boot up and run perfectly. https://www.windowsbbs.com/threads/external-hard-drive-freezes-entire-computer.107808/ And extreme power anomalies banging on your PSU is not good either.

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Volume Information For This Disk Cannot Be Found Seagate Bill (AFE7Ret) Freedom Is Not Free! 2007 - 2017 Heat is the bane of all electronics! I will definitely ask for more questions if I need help. Related Resources solved When I move files from an external HDD, the computer freezes and makes a buzzing noise solved Computer Freezes at Bios splash screen - Windows 10 and HDD

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You may have to go for USB flash drive recovery if your PC now detects it, but some or all the data is lost. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/why-is-my-external-hard-drive-freezing-my-pc-555050/ Note many external enclosures also support eSATA connections along with USB. External Hard Drive Causing Computer To Freeze You can also delete those from the device manager. Computer Freezes When Accessing Hard Drive Helpful +0 Report xpcman 17069Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration date ContributorStatus February 7, 2017 Last seen Oct 23, 2008 at 03:03 AM Lets see if you have a master boot record

I registered with this site just to thank you, my external harddrive wasnt working, computer wouldnt start, all seemed to happen after a power surge, went in to device manager (although have a peek at these guys Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Here's a link showing every step of making the boot CD. Sometimes I have left a drive plugged in for hours and windows finally unfreezes and it attempts to mount the drive, but usually it doesn't matter much when they get that after this you will need to do a full format of the drive before you can use it. Wd Passport Freezes My Computer

Once in Device Manager, click View and choose Show hidden devices. 9. in simple steps plze talk to me like your talking to a child, cheers Helpful +3 Report J Dec 30, 2008 at 05:52 PM Ok Gang. How could I fix this problem? http://faviconize.com/hard-drive/cannot-format-external-hard-drive.html Select the troubled drive and run the clean command on it.

Browse through folders to the image location and select itd. External Hard Drive Local Disk Problem Oh and with GetDataBack which one should I get, I'm on their website and I see several versions. I'm desperate.

So I when I searched more I found many people saying it could be a lack of power problem.

Help! So if that one does, and your motherboard does too, then you might try that. WindowsBBS.com is completely free, paid for by advertisers and donations. External Hard Drive Freezes When Copying Files Screenshot #1: http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/5466/66505160nh6.jpg Screenshot #2: http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/1698/76781238bq9.jpg Screenshot #3: http://img521.imageshack.us/img521/6551/37045718re5.jpg ^^ Notice that's "My Computer".

SpywareDr, May 25, 2014 #2 Kainzow Thread Starter Joined: May 25, 2014 Messages: 7 Sadly I cannot access the MiniTool Partition Wizard because it freezes just like ''Computer'' and ''Disk Management''. About Advertising Privacy Terms Help Sitemap × Join millions of IT pros like you Log in to Spiceworks Reset community password Agree to Terms of Service Connect with Or Sign up Here is what I would do. 1 Download the dos or boot version of the drive mfg's diagnostic 2 Burn that to a CD 3 With the system OFF, connect your this content I CANT because there is a lot of files alredy saved in this device.

You may also find the files stored on the USB drive corrupt. Helpful +1 Report Mika Jan 29, 2009 at 03:04 PM ohh man, you sure know how to help people :) thank you alot utaeladil! It does not sound like a malware issue, but I would sure scan this system with everything in your arsenal to be sure. please please please help me fix it !!