The ideal external storage solution for people on the move. Freecom gb external hard drive Mar 11, Have you tried reformatting the drive in Windows? So I know it’s not anything to do with the hardware side of it. Have you tried other USB connections?

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No matter how long I leave it doing this, it does not recognise the drive. The rubberized coating makes it fteecom indestructable.

The drive makes a ‘tick noise’ Thats the only way I can describe it It sounds like when a hdd is accessing data, but makes the noise once every few seconds.

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Product Highlights USB 3. When I open my computer to try and open it manually, it viata my computer and I am forced to end task.

Cannot say enough good touughdrive about this drive. Hard-drive no longer recognised as a bootable option Nov 11, I had a quick read of the documentation that came with it and from the sounds of things the bootsector of my drive has become corrupt.

You must log in or sign up to reply here. Using the exact same setup, with the second drive, everything works fine.


Is there a file or section of the drive dedicated to telling windows what is on it? When the usb is plugged freeckm windows makes an audio alert informing me that a device has been plugged in. See any errors on this page? I have the same question It has an option to rebuild it and even to change the type from fat32 to ntfs.

He’s used his for several years with no problems. Does anyone know if a ps3 is able to read drives in an ntfs file structure? Ask a question tougbdrive give support. Connect your ToughDrive to every computer, notebook, or netbook wherever you are. The hard disk makes a ‘ticking’ noise, as if it is searching for something. Today was the first time it had been taken viata of its packaging – still no luck. Sorry this didn’t help. I really think it might have something to do with the information that is stored on the drive.

When I plug the drive into the ps3, it is recognised instantly.

Freecom 500Gb Hard Drive – No Longer Working with PC, Still recognised by PS3.

Thanks for marking this as the answer. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. I read somewhere it might have something to do with the boot table or something like that? Join the community toughrdiveit only takes a minute.


I cant get my Freecom external hard drive to work on my computer

Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. I’ve googled around and tried to find a solution myself but had no joy. Your name or email address: When I attempt to open the H: The only other computer I ffreecom access to is a laptop which is also running Windows vista 32bit – Same problem there.

The drive is connected to the pc via a toughdrivs cable, the external power supply is plugged in and the power switch is set to on.

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