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Subject: Re: What do I do?!

Re: What do I do?!

From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing <linus_at_haxx.se>
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2006 21:40:59 +0200

Grant Hardy wrote:
> As I said last week, my MP3 player is still freezing up during long
> operations with USB. I want to just format the drive but I have to back
> up the drive first, which I can't do because the thing keeps freezing!
> It doesn't give an error, disk activity just stops and the copy window
> stays open and unchanged till I close it. What can I do?

This sounds like your hard drive has bad sectors. Try to copy the data
in small chunks, directory by directory. Then you might be able to save
as much as possible.

Then, do a scan for bad sectors on the drive.

Linus
Received on 2006-07-31


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