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Old 02-23-2010, 01:36 PM   #16
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It may be written on a ROM chip on the drive.
 
Old 02-23-2010, 04:22 PM   #17
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Check on the BG computer: It may have installed something there when you first plugged it in, before you deleted it from the actual drive. In other words, Buffalo may have a "fail safe" hook now installed in your Windows machine that "fixes" any "disk problems" it "sees" on a Buffalo drive. (Go to the control panel and look in the Add/Remove Software application for recently installed stuff.)
 
Old 02-23-2010, 06:48 PM   #18
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Further to thorkelljarl's post ..

I have a number of disk utilities available from hard disk vendors.

You can get my old ones or follow the install instructions link for the later versions.

http://files.headru.sh/disk-managers/


Of course if the problem is firmware, you may render the drive inoperable, but hey, you can always take it out of the case.

regards


Alan


#### you can probably forget this post, as the disks have moved on a bit in the intervening decade !)

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