Western Digital 250GB ELEMENTS EXTERNAL USB 2.0 250 GB

This drive comes with a Western Digital WD2500BEVS 250GB 5400rpm 8MB Cache 9.5mm Serial ATA (SATA). It was a better option then rather than using a flash drive.

I have been using this portable drive for just more than a year as a happy man until lately when this portable drive started clicking on and off. It is being disconnected constantly that I could not even copy a small file from it.

I tried it on many other computers, unfortunately, the problem is the same. clicking on & off. As I have a spare enclosure, I tried replacing the case into this new one but I still get the same result. New computer, new case, new cable, tell me, I already have done it. I tried using Linux, Windows XP and Windows 7 to no avail.

In my desperation, I search the net about this drive, and found out that there are heaps of this drive having problem. Try this.

If you are reading this post and you have a drive similar to this, you better back up it now or be sorry later on. There is a 400GB version of this drive and I believe the problem may be the same.

I am still searching for a possibility to recover my data from this portable drive, if anyone can provide me an answer, please help me. Thanks.

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A Filipino Engineer, Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) - Australia and Professional Electrical Engineer (PEE) - Philippines with extensive experience in concept select, front-end engineering, HV & LV detail design, construction and commissioning of Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Area electrical installations in water and waste water pipeline and pumping facilities, offshore platforms, hydrocarbon process plants and pipelines including related facilities. Hazardous area classification and design certification (UEENEEM015B, UEENEEM016B, UEENEEM017B).

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