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Internal Sata-2 Seagate Barracuda drive

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Last night, I lost power while I was transferring files from one LAN drive to another. The file from drive is 100%, the the drive receiving now reports "The disk is write-protected, remove the write-protection or use another drive" if I try to copy a nother file to the drive OR delete a file that is on the drive.

XP-XP3, eXFat, 1TB Seagate Barracuda drive (They have no clue).

TIA

- Ed
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by:Wolfhere
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Sounds like the receiving drive got filled up.  Try booting to gparted live (http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php) and look at your partition on the receiving drive.
Uh.... I think your drive is officially, H.O.S.E.D. Supposing that your "100%" drive is still read-able, I would re-partion and format the receiving drive and start the copy over.
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nobus earned 500 total points
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you can examine the drive  (when connected to ide or sata) with Bootit-ng : www.terabyteunlimited.com/       
can you run a chkdsk on it??
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by:Ed Covney
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chkdsk e: /f    took care of it !!!  (I'm a bit embarrassed that I didn't think to go back to the basics first.)

Thank you nobus!!
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no problem - glad you're running again..
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