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My passport device an I/O error

Last response: in Storage
May 24, 2012 8:50:51 AM

F:\is not accessible.
the request could not be performed because of an I/O device error
please help tosolve this problem

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a c 79 G Storage
May 25, 2012 6:55:16 PM

Doesn't sound very encouraging - usually a symptom of drive failure.
To confirm this, test it with WD "Data LifeGuard Diagnostic for Windows".
Get it here:

Note: ignore the actual Passport model shown on the page as the model is irrelevant. The software can be used to test all external WD drives.