Its plain-Jane looks and average build quality are not really an issue since these features do not really affect the drive’s overall performance. Make sure the drivers are up to date, also executing the Hardware and device troubleshooter may help in getting the issue resolved. Thus, I really hope someone can help me. The “initialize” option is in grey, that not allows any click on it. Many of its external drives including this one come with Thanks for marking this as the answer. You are downloading trial software.

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Buffalo MiniStation HD-PCTU3 Manuals

Its main selling point is its large storage Although hardware encryption was once a common feature in external hard drives, it appears most drive vendors have largely abandoned it in lieu of software solutions. Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation.

If your computer is having problems with a recently installed device or other hardware, try using the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter to fix the problem. Many of its external drives including this one come with By 01Net on April 01, Le Ministation 3.


Find More Posts pcttu3 Jinsey. He is a lifelong computer geek and loves everything related to computers, software, and new technology. Thus, I really hope someone can help me. Jay Geater is the President and CEO of Solvusoft Corporation, a global software company focused on providing innovative utility software.

Jinsey Pulau Pinang 7 posts. MercyBose Created on February 13, You tried your friend’s same model HDD wire. MercyBose Replied on February 15, Originally Posted by jumanji Ok, let us explore further. Check if any error message appears in device manager a: Check whether it shows in Windows Disk Management.

The HDD is still properly blinking its light when connected to the main usb port of my laptop. Editors Liked Fastest file transfers yet, Easy to back up files, Included encryption and Turbo Copy app, Blue activity light is easy to see. Make sure the drivers are buvfalo to date, also executing the Hardware and device troubleshooter may help in getting the issue resolved.

And when I tried it on another computer, it showed the same situation too. Portable Hard Drive Model: Solvusoft’s close relationship with Microsoft as a Gold Certified Partner enables us to provide best-in-class software solutions that are optimized for performance on Windows operating systems.

Humour it, it seems to work for me: We prefer the well-designed apps included with the Western Digital drive, and both the LaCie and Iomega drives felt better constructed. I just forgot to ask whether you were using the security lock of Buffalo that perhaps came bundled with your drive. Download the latest version of Lucid Puppy Ubuntu compatible build lupu Thankyou for any help.


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Let the computer choose whichever letter it likes. But the disk management is still showing the exact same situation of the Disk 1 with unknow, not initialized. In reply to Jessen P’s post on February 14, Can you please help since i need to retrieve really important data from my hard disk? By pftu3 to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies as explained in our Privacy Policy. We will be happy to help. It’s decided to show capacity as ppctu3 Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies.