Malware Removal Logs Forum. I just realized now that a post was opened yesterday with a similar problem posted by anthonygpace sounds pretty similar anyway.. Killeen, TX Local time: Thanks in advance Tracy. How is it formatted? The time now is The guys at the computer shop said that doing anything with the inside would require a “clean” environment and all this stuff I don’t even remember now and basically scared the crap out of me for a minute.

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So I try to initialize it and I get an error saying that it cannot be initialized.

Click here to Register a free account now! My mentioned that before she yanked the usb cable out by accident – it wasn’t reading well and she had unplugged it from her computer a few times and tried it in different usb ports because it wasn’t detecting from her usb ports on the back – and it took plugging it in a few times on her front one – etxernal finally detected – she moved some files and then it slowed down, it was during a very slow exgernal – she said almost seemed it came to a stop – that she went to get up and accidently pulled the cable out – when she put it back in she couldn’t get it to detect it again – and now it won’t in mine either.

I had that little feeling of dread hed me that said if I deleted anything – even for a few days – something bad would happen – and now – here I am. This was helpful 0.


I just realized now that a post was opened yesterday with a similar problem posted by anthonygpace sounds pretty similar anyway.

My daughter said it was working fine and she accidently hooked her foot on the cable and pulled the cable out – she comstsr it back in and it no longer worked. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Hi All, I have an external hard drive that worked fine until yesterday, when I effed it up.

Remember me Exterrnal is not recommended for shared computers. It does have a power adapter – I’m just extremely inexperienced with this like – I’ve never ever done it before. All times are GMT Already have an account?

Can I Move Comstar External Drive to New Enclosure?

CNET’s Forum on storage is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest. But hey, maybe the problem existed before I even accidentally plugged it in during startup.

So what I want to know is – can I remove the drives inside the enclosure – put them in a different enclosure and see if it works because I’m not convinced it isn’t hdd issue comsatr the usb plug.

Can I Move Comstar External Drive to New Enclosure? – External Hardware

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ComStar external detected but will not initialize

Started by lucyndahansenDec 20 Advertisements or commercial links. Oh and I’ve tried it on a different computer that is running Vista. Which I find really unbelievable considering it just happened to appear right after I inadvertantly tried to boot from it.

Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. Mark why won’t my laptop work? The hard drive does power on – the hdv light comes on so it’s getting power.

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