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I have a new HP Pavilion PC with two internal 200GB HDs. One is the main 'C' drive & the other a spare 'D' drive.
In the last week or so I have started getting a Windows pop up error message from the system tray every time I try to move/copy anything from another HD to the 'D' drive. The message begins with the words 'Windows - Delayed Write Failed' followed with information about the affected files.
In addition this D drive is now not showing up in some applications such as Norton GoBack or Norton System Optimiser. That said, it is visible in 'My Computer' & when clicked on it opens up as normal. I can create new folders/files within 'D' but moving/copying/saving to the drive is a problem. However, when carrying out such a process files are transferred to 'D' & seem to be accessible. Something is not right though.
Any suggestions please?
Thanks VoG but already looked there.
To add further I cannot format the drive 'D' any longer or indeed carry out many diagnostics at all.
Norton Disk Doctor does still recognise it & when a test is run, all is well except for 'File Structures'. The message it gives says 'Cannot open volume for direct access.'
If I go to Control Panel/Performance & Maintenance/Administrative Tools/Computer Management/Disk Management/ again the 'D' drive does show up in the list though under 'File System' column it is blank but should say NTFS.
One other thing I have noticed is that it may be a folder/file size issue. Folders in mbs size seem to transfer to 'D' without the error message. When I tried a folder in gbs the error message popped up.
This is extremely annoying.
Any other thoughts?
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