12-30-2012 11:28 PM
1) I bought a 500 GB external hard disk(Passport) almost a year back. For last 2 months, I have not been able to access the harddisk as it is not detected like an external drive. Whenever I connect the Hard-disk, a DC/DVD icon pops up and when I click it , it shows that "Device can't be opened due to an I/O error'.
I am using Windows Vista/Wondows 7 on my laptops. Is there any particular software update for resolving this problem.
Awaiting your revert with a solution to this problem.
2) I also have another passport 500 GB whose content is not visible on windows Vista/Windows 7 or 8 but is visible/accesibe on XP. Can you tell me whether there is a software update for accesing this drive on newer windows platforms?
01-03-2013 03:02 PM
Be sure to connect the passport directly to the PC, avoid using extension USB cables or USB hubs.