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How to access my Buffalo HD-PNTU3 external hard drive?

When pressing “offline”, it showed me like that And the disk 1 showing one down arrow icon? Tell us some more!

There are some possible causes for this symptom. You could crack open the case and mount the drive internally which would resolve this issue. Norman Worley Level 3 Expert Answers.

There exist commercial “data recovery” services that can try to repair your device, just long-enough to rescue ussb copy your files.

Based on user benchmarks. Ready to retire Age: You tried your friend’s same model HDD wire. Format the hard drive again, and confirm if it is recognized. Worked fine for 2 days after dropping it.


Sep 25, Buffalo Technology Buffalo – Hdpntu3s OK, I thought as much. Click “Add” to insert your video. Sustained Write Speed Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool.

Un-detection of my ext BUFFALO MiniStation HD-PCTU3 – Windows 7 Help Forums

Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit. Please enter a valid email address.

Instant Repair Help over the Phone 6ya. Here’s a link to this great service Good luck! What is the Flash Drive value for money rating? An external storage-device has four major components: I just forgot to ask whether you were using the security lock of Buffalo that perhaps came bundled with your drive.

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Finally thousands of individual user ratings are used to validate our benchmark figures. If any problems are detected in the format FAT, NTFS information memorized inside the hard drive, or the format cannot be recognized by the OS, the connected hard drive is not recognized.


If any resident software is installed, the hard drive might not be recognized correctly due to influence of its programs. This will restore the path bugfalo it has been broken.

Windows 7 First, please disconnect all USB devices and then perform the following steps: See how consistently different USBs perform with varying real world conditions.

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