Io error in external hard disk Tags: Storage Last response: March 5, 2012 7:07 PM in Storage Share Anonymous a b G Storage March 5, 2012 6:10:59 PM it is showing io error when copying,please give me a solution More about : error external hard disk eoinycroiny March 5, 2012 7:07:17 PM pml you cant expect a solution with a description like that. what make is the HDD? how old is it? IO error means it is failing to read or right files. it could be a bad cable, bad port on you pc, bad port on you External HDD, bad sector on the HDD etc etc. start with giving some more specific info please. and try run a scandisk on the HDD to try find any potential bad sectors on the disk. if you dont know how to run a scandisk, google it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumI/o device error on my 500Gb external hard disk (Freeagent) ForumI/o device error on my 500Gb external hard disk (Freeagent) ForumI/o device error on my 500Gb external hard disk (Freeagent) ForumCant access external hard drive i/o device error ForumExternal hard drive I/O Error ForumI/o device error on my 250Gb external hard disk (Freeagent) ForumExternal Hard Drive I/O Error ForumExternal Hard Drive I/O Error ForumSeagate 500gb external hard drive 0x8007045D I/O device error ForumHow to fix i/o error in external hard drive ForumI/O device error on WD external hard drive ForumI/O Device Error Segate External Hard Drive ForumExternal Drive I/O errors ForumI/O Device Error Segate External Hard Drive ForumHow do I move from HDD to SSD Forum[Hard Drives] What do you think about the WD30EZRX Caviar Green? ForumHow to fix my WD external drive ForumExternal Hard Drive Enclosure ForumWhat happen when the hard disk capacity that Windows displays is lower than the ForumIncorrect Disk Space Shown...Help More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !