"Cammo7447" <Cammo7447.5ebaaa3@newsgroup> wrote in message
> Hi all,
> recently I have been trying to back up all my movies pics etc to a
> Lacie 1tb external hdd. We have had it for a while, it worked fine for
> a month, then we started experiencing difficulties with it and it
> remained in the too hard basket until now.
> Basically, I am running vista home premium
> premium on a Dell inspiron 6400 with 2gig ram (bought separately to
> improve performance). When when copying files to the hdd windows simply
> freezes. Anyone know of a fix for this? It's driving me nuts!
What happens if you try to copy the same size/number files to the external
drive from a different PC/OS? That test would exonerate or convict the drive