cannot write on USB hard drive


  1. Posts : 10
    Windows 10 Home
       #1

    cannot write on USB hard drive


    hello
    my problem is kinda strange and very annoying
    this problem started a month ago
    when i try to access , copy or read data from my HDD there is no problem at all
    but when i try to copy or move new data to my External hard drive copying speed drops from 30-60 Mb/s to few KBs for about a minute then spikes up few times then i get error message saying the location is not available
    on task manager the External HDD usage is 100% but 0 read speed and 0 write speed
    i tried checking for errors multiple times all tests were negative
    today windows asked me to check for errors
    i did it but this happened
    cannot write on USB hard drive-screenshot-308-.png
    i headed to events viewer to see the report it was full of
    File record segment 126976 is unreadable
    full report is attached
    could you help please
    thanks in advance :)
    chkdsk.txt
    Last edited by Zaref; 25 Jun 2016 at 21:05. Reason: adding photo
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  2. Berton's Avatar
    Posts : 8,092
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, WinXP Home Premium, Linux Mint, Win7 Pro
       #2

    There could be many possibilities with the drive, with the USB port/s, with the USB controller on the motherboard, with the USB cable, etc. Could also be an issue using a USB 3.0 device on USB 2.0 port, a problem using a USB 2.0 cable when a USB 3.0 cable would be called for. I'd try the drive on a different computer to verify some of these points. Could also be the drive is going bad.
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  3. alphanumeric's Avatar
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    Windows 10 IoT
       #3

    How old is the drive in the enclosure. Looking at checkdisk, either the drive is failing or the controller in the enclosure is failing. Other possibilities are a power issue. Does the enclosure have its own power pack?
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