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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources windows 8 cannot installize external hard disk due to i/o error please help me Forum I/o device error on my 250Gb external hard disk(Freeagent) Forum I/o device error on my 500Gb external hard disk(Freeagent) Forum I/o device error on my 500Gb external hard disk(Freeagent) Forum I/o device error on my 500Gb external hard disk(Freeagent) Forum Solved2TB WD External Hard Drive I/O Error Forum WD External Hard Drive I/O Error Forum estern Digital external USB Hard Disc 1TB showing I/O device error and not accessible. Forum External Hard Drive I/O Error Forum Seagate 500gb external hard drive 0x8007045D I/O device error Forum How to fix i/o error in external hard drive Forum Cant access external hard drive i/o device error Forum I/O device error on WD external hard drive Forum I/O Device Error Segate External Hard Drive Forum Cant access external hard drive i/o device error Forum External Hard Drive I/O Error Forum External hard drive I/O Error Forum Solvedexternal hard disk error (Needs to reformat this disk) with 0 total disk space and 0 remaining disk space Forum SolvedFormat disk error with external hard disk Forum External hard disk error Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !