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Old 08-18-2006, 05:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i got a usb 2.0 external harddrive. now wen i connect it to ma laptop(usb 2.0) and transfer somethin to it it brings up an error: Windows - Delayed Write Failed.

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1) Samsung (80GB/5400rpm/8M/PATA) - HM080IC - USB 2.0
2/3) Dell Inspiron 510m.
windows xp home edition
service pack 1 (2002). Processor 1.40Ghz
512MB of RAM
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have you tried it in another system and are you sure you dont have the write lock on it.
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Old 08-18-2006, 05:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i have tried it on some other computers. some work some dont. how do i disable/enable that write thing??
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ther should be a little switch on the side that enables or disables write capability.
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nope no switch, its a usb external hard drive. any other ideas wat to do??
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ohhhh like an actuall hard drive in the case ok. i thought you ment one of those little pocket drives. try this.

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=330174&sd=RMVP
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it is a usb 80GB hard drive..
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ok try the link i sent you see if that helps
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iv tried that already and nothing. still gives the error
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tried this one? let me know what links you have tried.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/842520
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