Updating drivers manually requires some computer skills and patience. Rated 5 out of 5 by William from Tough compact Drive This is the most compact external hard drive I’ve seen. Have you swapped USB connection cables also – they often fail. Just a quick recap: Rated 5 out of 5 by arutz from The Strongest In my opinion the best external drive, quite fast and very strong. The ideal external storage solution for people on the move.

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I am able to view the files in the dos window, and there is an option to copy files. I’m curious as to how the external casing would suddenly cause vista to not recognise the drive?

To install a driver in Windows, you will need to use a built-in utility called Device Manager. The utility tells you which specific drivers are out-of-date for all of your devices. Freecom introduces the ToughDrive.

Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow. How to Install drivers using Device Manager Locate the device and drivd that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.


Do you already have an account? Product Highlights USB 3. It’s extremely foolish to keep such data on hard drives. This drive is sturdy, light, fast and best of all But y-cable is also not solving my problem.

Already have an account? Constructed with a durable soft silicone cover and featuring an internal anti-shock mechanism that insulates the hard drive, this unit is ready for battle – or your regular old work day. Join the community hereit only takes a minute. Protected from inside out – you can protect your files with a password and the drive is tough enough to survive those daily bumps and drops Just Drop It Just drop Freecom’s ToughDrive; it survives a drop from 6.

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Anyone got any ideas about boot tables? Join the community here. When the scan is complete, the driver update utility will display a results page showing which drivers are missing or out-of-date. Another problem might be that the freecom drive requires only USB 2. Vistta easy to use and tough as nails. There is no power-mode switch. The rubberized coating makes it almost indestructable. I totally recommend it.


Rated 5 out of 5 by William from Tough compact Drive This is the most compact external hard drive I’ve seen. The drive makes a ‘tick noise’ Thats the only way I can describe it It sounds like when a hdd is accessing data, but makes the noise once every few seconds.

I’ve tried using various other usb 2. So I know it’s not anything to do with the hardware side of it. Joined Jan 27, Messages 0. One way to check is to try a linux live CD. Do you have any Linux live CD’s? Don’t use the fredcom on the front, sometimes those front ones does not give enough power.

Joined Apr 5, Messages 6, otugh. No matter how long I leave it doing this, it does not recognise the drive.