Windows 10: Best file system for external hd ?

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       15 Oct 2017 #11

    roy111 said: View Post
    I have the problems:

    - Permission problems
    - Vanishing files
    - Reported disk errors

    with two usb 2.5 drives (1 tb each) connected via USB cable(s) indeed

    1 WD elements
    1 TOSHIBA
    I have one WD and several Toshibas. All are ntfs - never had any of your problems. It's more likely to be your system that's at fault.

    ...the cable is firmly attached and transfer speed it 80 MB/sec ...
    At that speed you are probably using a USB3 port on the laptop. Try a USB2 port if you have one. A search of this forum shows USB3 can have problems...
    https://www.tenforums.com/gtsearch.p...&sa.x=0&sa.y=0
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  2.    15 Oct 2017 #12

    External Power supply or off the laptop USB?
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 
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