I have been getting strange random pauses with my new My book essential 2tb. With File Transfers and using hd tune.
On my main computer I get a constant pauses you can see by the pic link all was in the same spot
I have updated everything else I even unplugged every external USB device except the hard drive.
Still gives me the same pause times. I have other external hard drives green ones and have no problems at all.
But here is the Nutty thing about it. If I plug and test and it in my laptop I have no issues at all speed is great and the transferring large files I have no issues at all,
I tried to use the wd dia program on the desktop but kept giving me the error 2 code about hard drive resetting.
But then again I used it on the laptop and it works fine came back with no errors.
Both comps have windows 7 64-bit but main has amd sb 710 drivers and laptop has the nforce drivers. I turned off stand by in power management. Performance setting did not help. My transfer speeds average about 15mb/s while a external green drive does around 23ish that I have. Im thinking the USB port thingy on the external drive does not like my mobo. Both comps have USB 2.0.
I’m at a lose on what’s going on I even unistalled the USB host controllers and updated to new drivers. I have no external third party software running and ainti virus was turned off and it still does it. I even formated with the WD stuff and windows. I do not think the drive is dieing but i might be wrong. It just works great in my laptop just not my desktop