One other thought is to try a small live Linux distro running from CD or USB drive to see if it has better luck accessing your files. I wasn’t able to save the spreadsheet to my laptop either. Since earlier this evening, my Freecom GB external hard drive bought in will not appear in my list of hard drives, so I cannot access the very important files I have saved there. Sounds like the drive is using the Fat32 file system, which has a single file size limit of 4GB. It also looks like a mechanical failure but for me it starts almost normally, the disc turns and the light comes on; it shows my files when I access it.

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If one of the disk modules becomes corrupted the whole hard disk micro-operating system can’t boot up, the drive cannot initialise correctly and thus stops working. And as last resort would there be a data recovery company authorised by Freecom? But only for a while. I never thought it could suddenly fail. 400gh Us Legal Privacy and freecom 400gb hard drive.

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CalibanMar 23, Ad posted 21 days ago. Win 10 Italian version OS Create a free website Powered by. Do you already have an account? I have a gb freecom hard drive and when i try to put on a 5gb file its brings up. At the moment I feel like you did “guess I freecom 400gb hard drive learned my freecom 400gb hard drive – keep important files online, and just use the external hard drives for downloads”.

And, do you have access to another computer? Does it give a Freecom model number for the Freecom drive, or does it give the HD’s model number itself? Currently there is no way to fix this type of firmware corruption at home. Any other tips welcome. I hope to hear further Sometimes linux will read files where Windows won’t.

Now, the freecom drive has someone else’s brand HD inside. Contact Freecom gb hard drive Legal Privacy and cookies. freecom 400gb hard drive

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I just visited the Freecom website and there are firmware updates available – what’s the modeletc. Running the utilities will just put unecessary stress on the HD.

I plugged it into my laptop freecom 400gb hard drive it said ‘you need to format the disc before you can use it’ and ‘the volume does not contain a recognised filesystem’ I really don’t wanna format Find More Posts by SevSaint.

I never thought it could suddenly fail.

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Don’t know if MacGuffin is still around or not And, do you have access to another computer? My laptop ‘saw’ the external hard drive and I was able freecom 400gb hard drive open a spreadsheet from it.

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