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I have an iOmega Prestige 1TB external drive(34920). It's not the vanilla drive, I just gort the enclosure and put a Samsung F3 1TB drive in it. I've been using it for a couple of days, and aside from it not playing nice with one of my Blu-Ray players (randomly power cycles), it's been working well.

However, I just experienced the following:

- Drive connected to one PC, I put 80GB of music on it and run a batch operation to strip the music files of their ID tags. All goes well.
- I accidentally bugger up the music files, so I delete them and re-copy them to the drive.
- I try to run the batch operation again, but this time it hangs and I get a "Delayed Write Failed" message. The drive has disappeared (it's activity light keeps flashing until I cut the power to it and restart it).
- I try the batch again and the same thing happens; drive disconnected, it's light just keeps flashing rapidly as if transferring data.
- I connect it to another PC and carry out the batch normally.

What should I make of this?

I've noticed that upon connecting the drive to a PC for the first time, it does seem to take a very long time for windows to find drivers/install it, but it always works in the end. Also, the drive appears as "USB to Serial-ATA Bridge" in the safely remove hardware menu.
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Corsair Carbide Air 540 (+3x NF-S12A FLX) Asus Xonar Essence STX 
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