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 Post subject: SSD freezes and disconnects when trying to access files!HELP
PostPosted: June 7th, 2018, 10:22 
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So i have been using a PNY CS1111 480GB SSD for about 4 years in my toshiba laptop. About a week ago the computer stopped booting. I removed the drive and plugged it in to my new Dell computer externally with a SATA to USB 3.0 cable and it is recognized and all the system folders (Program Files, Users, ETC.) show up but when i try to open a folder or file it freezes and disconnects. Even when i try to right click on a folder it freezes and disconnects.

If i plug in the SSD externally and just let it sit it will stay connected until i try to read anything off of it. It does not go into the common connect/disconnect pattern that SSD's typically do when having issues.

I tried to run a data recovery software on it but as soon as the software starts scanning it, it disconnects. I even tried to use the PNY Drive Utility but when that trys to access the drive it disconnects.

I plugged it in via a powered usb hub and the same issues kept happening.

My main concern is getting my files off it it. I think all i need to do is copy the "Users" folder and i will be able to recover my important data.

PLEASE HELP!!!

Thanks in advance!


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