ACCESSING 2ND HDD HAS BECOME SLOW?

  SANAP 16:49 12 Feb 2010
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I have a second hard drive say F: and I keep all files on here, photos, letters etc. To access I usually go Win and E and that brings up my computer, I then click on F: and usually it opens but recently it has taken ages and even says not responing but after waiting it opens. Today its working normally but if I lose access I am scuppered.

Is this a sign HDD is on the way out, 4+ years old?

And should I invest in an external USB HDD for backup?

help!
sanap

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:01 12 Feb 2010

And should I invest in an external USB HDD for backup?


You should always have a backup if your data is valuable to you.

Try running a defrag and disk check on the drive

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