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No HD detected

Postby rickshtpc » May 3rd, 2018, 9:13 am

Just started up HW180STB box. Does not detect WD 1TB Elements Portable External Hard Drive - USB 3.0 - WDBUZG0010BBK-WESN. It is formatted in NTFS.
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Re: No HD detected

Postby Mooncalf2012 » May 14th, 2018, 9:41 pm

I had the same problem after formatting a flash drive in windows as NTFS. Try re-labeling your NTFS volume as ' 123456789 ' (no quotes), which is the default name given when you 'format' a USB drive from within the USB menu. It works on flash with NTFS format, have not tested with an external HDD yet. I also strongly recommend backing up data on your drive before renaming it, to prevent data loss.

P.S. I don't officially represent Mediasonic, this is just a work-around that worked for me.
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