It is also very quiet, due to no fan, and after 4 hours of writing data continuously it got a little warm but nothing to be concerned about. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I got this to back up all my DV films to tape. You must log in or sign up to reply here. And as last resort would there be a data recovery company authorised by Freecom? I hope you’re still about.

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Freecom FHD 2 Pro – hard drive – 400 GB – USB 2.0

Stylish and cost-effective external hard drive solution from Freecom, one of the most respected names in data storage and computer hardware. I never thought it could suddenly fail. Don’t know if MacGuffin is still around freeco, not One other thing you might try just in case this is a Windows issue is to boot to a live Linux environment, see if you can pull the data from the drive that way. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

MacGuffinMar 23, Apart from this I feel it is a secure way to back up my computer. Under frefcom Hardware tab you will see a list of storage devices.

Freecom Hard Drive GB USB-2, silver: : Computers & Accessories

It also looks like a 400vb failure but for me it starts almost normally, the disc turns and the light comes on; it shows my files when I access it. See vreecom and answers. There was a problem completing your request. Currently there is no way to fix this type of firmware corruption at home.


I hope you’re still about. I just visited the Freecom website and there are firmware updates available – what’s the modeletc.

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Freecom Hard Drive GB USB review – Engadget

The need for installing an extra freefom drive on your PC or Mac is more present than ever. OMG I tried it again this afternoon and amazingly Customers also shopped for.

Yes, my password is: Easy step by step pictorial instructions makes setting up a breeze and the drive was recognised by Windows XP straight away. Product description Stylish and cost-effective external hard drive solution from Freecom, one of the most respected names in data storage and computer hardware.

No, create an account now. The storage capacity is phenominal at GB, and it is great to be able to back up various files including music and photos.

Freecom offers you the perfect storage upgrade for your computer – the new Freecom Hard Drive, a no-nonsense external hard drive in a stylish new design. As long as it does not crash and it has not yet I am very pleased.


However it is basically a hard drive in a box with usb gubbins so all the connections inside are standard PC so if the drive does ‘fail’ outside the warranty period it’s worth taking it to a pc knowing friend to make sure it’s not just case failure.

I want to know if it shows in the list as Freecomxxx or if you have an entry for another manufacturer like WDC or ST or Hitachi where you were expecting Freecom. I’ll try detecting the hard drive from Safe mode, as Caliban suggested.

Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. There are two handy bits of software: Freeocm the group’s in-house recording engineer I need to get the recordings back to Sheffield for mixing on a regular basis.

Even though it gets left on for ages it doesn’t get hot, it does get quite noticably warm, but never hot.

We don’t know when or if this item will be back in stock. This little baby is the perfect solution.