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As stated above, if I plug them into the USB 2.0 ports they stay on NO PROBLEM. A large percentage of the time when I try to start a movie or something, my computer will "disconnect" from the server. A couple of months ago I bought a 27inch iMac and started using it as my main computer. Please Help. http://aurdev.com/hard-drive/just-got-a-new-2t-hdd-easiest-way-to-transfer-all-media-from-500g.html

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... This caused the Drive to get disconnected. It could be the enclosure or the eSATA chip on my board of course. #22 mikeymikec, Jun 4, 2013 Insert_Nickname Platinum Member Joined: May 6, 2012 Messages: 2,737 Likes Received: And here all this time I've been trying to figure out what the hell I'm doing wrong with my setups. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-hardware/usb-drive-disconnect-during-large-transfer-also/95edcf8e-3bc8-4e35-befd-9850aa5224d2

External Hard Drive Keeps Disconnecting And Reconnecting Windows 7

Intel does not make a standalone controller unfortunately... #15 Insert_Nickname, Feb 20, 2013 Sporinator Member Joined: Apr 23, 2013 Messages: 56 Likes Received: 0 This problem is just INSANE!! I am happy I can get normal usage out of it on the current computer's 2.0 port at least. In my experience USB3 is notoriously dependent on cable quality for any length over 1 meter.

Read more Donate to Dedoimedo! Drivers & Hardware All times are GMT -5. Really makes me wonder what exactly USB Implementers Forum, Inc. External Hard Drive Keeps Disconnecting Mac It's been happening on both laptops (one is windows 7, 2010).

Ask ! External Hard Drive Disconnects When Copying Files I personally use HD Tune Pro but that's not free. I have lots of media on this device and, at what appears to be at random times, Windows will play it's audio notification "usb device unplugged chime" and whatever I was It seems to be recently downloaded files though I had some music files where parts of the album wouldn't transfer.

And I am having that folder deletion problem again. Internal Hard Drive Disconnects When Copying I tried TeraCopy and that gets through about 6g before it stops working. Booting with the USB 3.0 enclosure/drive connected would result in 3.0 speeds. OS Windows 8.1 Quote 23 Aug 2014 #5 dagabbagol View Profile View Forum Posts DaGabagool Posts : 13 Windows 8.1 Alright.

  • My dual-boot Windows 8 64-bit/Windows XP 32-bit system (Gigabyte Z77-UD5H) has an odd USB 3.0 port quirk: a USB 3.0 flash drive (Team Model F108, 16 GB) works fine on a
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  • I'm also sure that none of them is longer than 1.5 m; in fact, the cable from the enclosure is about 90 cm long... #5 AnitaPeterson, Feb 18, 2013 Insert_Nickname
  • I'll know more in the next few days after I get the other drives hooked back up to the system. #18 Sporinator, Jun 3, 2013 VirtualLarry Lifer Joined: Aug 25,
  • I moved the device to a usb 2.0 port on the same computer and played video media for roughly 20 consecutive hours without incident.
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External Hard Drive Disconnects When Copying Files

Do you want to help me take early retirement? So I went into the BIOS, made sure everything USB 3 was Enabled (not Auto), then disabled driver enforcement and installed Intel's Win 7 USB 3 drivers with a custom .inf, External Hard Drive Keeps Disconnecting And Reconnecting Windows 7 Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic External Hard Drive Keeps Disconnecting Windows 10 I have gotten some prompts that I need to reformat my external.

This happens on my HTPC and is 100% repeatable... #23 Insert_Nickname, Jun 4, 2013 mfenn Elite Member
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Moderator Sabb Super Moderator Joined: Jan 17, 2010 Messages: http://aurdev.com/hard-drive/external-hd-administrator-s-right.html I think it might have something to do with the USB controller on the enclosure not handling sleep/standby correctly. #7 GWestphal, Feb 18, 2013 AnitaPeterson Diamond Member Joined: Apr 24, I don't think it's an issue with the cable either. Are these externals designed for USB 3?Click to expand... Internal Hard Drive Keeps Disconnecting

Once in a while I'd be able to get some stuff onto it but then it disconnects and says that the file I'm trying to copy from my laptop (both laptops Then you should try the drive with a different USB cable (not longer than 12"), because yours might have become faulty. Very easy to check, and you might need some help from friends here. http://aurdev.com/hard-drive/32-bit-external-hd-on-a-64-bit-os.html The very first thing you must ask: what has changed in your setup?

Register Windows 7 Forum Forum Windows 8 Forums Drivers & Hardware External HDD disconnects then reconnects during file trans External HDD disconnects then reconnects during file trans 23 Aug 2014 #1 Seagate External Hard Drive Disconnects You must access power management within control panel. So what do you think?

Go to advance management and disable any smart power saving for the USB..

I have been working on setting up my media center with XBMC. It doesn't matter what USB 2.0 header I connect it to, back or front of PC, an error message will eventually pop up in my tray/task bar telling me the device After that happened, I shut... Sata Hard Drive Keeps Disconnecting So I disk checked for errors.

Try a different one. In the window that opens, scroll down to USB settings > USB selective suspend setting. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... check my blog It's as though it cuts out for a second then comes back.

has been up to. #20 Bubbaleone, Jun 4, 2013 escrow4 Diamond Member Joined: Feb 4, 2013 Messages: 3,129 Likes Received: 22 I had my front panel Intel USB 3 ports Hardware & Devices Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums It's only the 3.0 ports that disconnect. 2) The external WDs seem more prone to disconnection than the Seagates. Open Menu Close Menu Apple Shopping Bag Apple Mac iPad iPhone Watch TV Music Support Search apple.com Shopping Bag : CommunitiesSign inPostBrowse discussionsContact SupportSearchCommunitiesContact SupportSign inContentPeopleSearch Support CommunitiesDesktop ComputersiMac Please enter

Just built a Xeon Ivy Bridge Workstation with Intel USB 3.0 ports and I have CONSTANT RANDOM disconnects when connected to the Intel USB 3.0 rear ports or the case's front Let's focus on the technical side of things. The only controller that work, sort of, as advertised is the Intel one... #13 Insert_Nickname, Feb 20, 2013 AnitaPeterson Diamond Member Joined: Apr 24, 2001 Messages: 5,518 Likes Received: 1 Got a little "red" flag in the Action Center.

OS Windows 8.1 Quote 25 Aug 2014 #8 CountMike View Profile View Forum Posts Senior Member Belgrade , Serbia Posts : 4,683 Windows 8.1 Pro If you start getting more bad I just tried reformatting the external and midway through, it stopped. This is driving me nuts. I'll report back, thank you.