Initializing my HDD I/O error Tags: Hard Drives HD Storage Last response: January 24, 2013 4:33 PM in Storage Share keavyn January 24, 2013 12:27:24 PM When trying to initialize my 3tb external hd, an I/O error appears and am unable to initialize it. The hard drive was initialized and partitioned and was in the middle of a back up when the hard drive was disabled. More about : initializing hdd error phil22 a c 76 G Storage January 24, 2013 4:33:31 PM Test the drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic software (Windows version). Links are at top of this page: http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumRaptor Drives Not initializing getting I/o Error ForumHDD not initializing and giving error ForumReformatting HDD 1 TB WD I/O error ForumUnable to Initialize HDD ForumWhile initializing device IOS: Error - Real mode system me.. ForumThe request could not be performed because of an i/o device error "HELP ForumI/O device error ForumE:\ is not accessible. I/O error on internal HDD Seagate ForumHelp! Getting I/O errors scanning hard drive with GetDataBack ForumI/O HDD error ForumInitializing Screen Error ForumNew HDD wont initialize ForumI have 2 500GB HDD , but can only access 1 ForumGetting I/O Monitor Initialize Error on startup ForumFirst SSD advice? ForumHDD No longer appears. ForumNative AHCI support in BIOS for HDD ForumSeagate GoFlex1TB HDD not assigned LETTER but shown on "safely remove" ForumRestart your PC to repair drive error (Important). ForumCan i use one of my old laptop HDD on a new pc? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !