Why does external 1tb hard drive turn on and off during sending of files from c Tags: Hard Drives External Hard Drive Storage Last response: January 25, 2012 5:14 PM in Storage Share Denmac January 25, 2012 5:05:31 PM Hello, why does a external hard drive switch on and off during transfer of files from PC C drive to external HD 1 TB. TB Drive goes away and then comes back into list 'explorer' window. Power to external drive is never switched of manually. More about : external 1tb hard drive turn sending files blacksci January 25, 2012 5:14:48 PM probably because its updating the library after its loaded a file and your seeing that. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedIOMega 1 TB External Hard Drive Keeps Turning Off During File Transfer Forum Why my external hard drive buffalo is hanging when i am sending files to it Forum Why some files corrupt during copying to the external hard drive Forum Solvedwhy does my external hard drive reports the error "G:\ is not accessible. The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable." Forum Why does transfering files between two external hard drives go so slowly? Forum Solvedmy computer does not recognize by my external wd drive, how do I get my files off of this drive Forum I have a WD Passport 1TB External Hard Drive. I cannot SEE over 500 GB worth of files. Forum Toshiba 1tb External Hard Drive Turns On But Not Recognized Forum My Buffalo 1tb external hard drive will not turn on. Tried other power leads as Forum SolvedNeed help extracting files off External Hard drive Forum SolvedRetreiving files off of external hard drive Forum SolvedUSB external hard drive - Does not stop spinning or eject...even when computer off Forum SolvedHow do i get files off my external hard drive when it says it needs formatting Forum External hard drive turns off Forum Monitor turns off during new hard drive set up Forum Why does my pc turn off randomly :c Forum Does Iomega 1TB External Hard Drive work with linux? Forum Why does my external hard drive keep freezing on my computer? Forum Can't send file from external hard drive to trash. Forum What format does my files on my external hard drive need to be to play on my portable DVD player Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !