Video of the Day. I totally forgot to delete the trash can prior to removing any of the portable hard drives. Click “Format” and “Start. Usually that will show what could be recovered. Brought to you by Techwalla.

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I maxed one of the Smartdisk and I got a message pop-up to inform no space available left over.

Smartdisk Firelite Model USBFLB80

Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Fielite or commercial links. Thanks, Bob I tried the file recovery above but would only scan the drive for problems similar to a defrag but would never highlite the “next” tab.

CNET’s Forum on PC hardware is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: Clicked ok, then I got the disk clean up message and started this task but quickly stopped it due to my decision to delete the file and work on this the next day. It took approx 1hr and half to scan the disk and let it continue for 17hrs with no difference identified after that.

Brought to you by Techwalla. Click “Format” and “Start.


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The driver will be installed and Windows will be able to recognize the firellte. Usually that will show what could be recovered. Proffitt Forum moderator November 4, This will not alter any of the files contained on the drive, but it will allow you to store more files than normal if you have found the unit’s lack of storage problematic. Format your SmartDisk FireLite. When I go into computer fire,ite and check the disk info it shows that it is a FAT32 file system and has approx Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.

Video of the Day. I’d change that I did on my pocket size 60GB drive.

Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: Next day, the hard drive that I maxed out would no longer load up on any computer.

You are posting a reply to: This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. You are reporting the following post: I have two Smartdisk of same type listed.

Need to be cautious as not to do something to destroy if still recoverable with my trouble shooting of this disk. I clicked on the “safe removal” for both portable hard drives and removed both from the computer.

How to Troubleshoot a SmartDisk FireLite

If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your figelite info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. About the Author Stephen Lilley is a freelance writer who hopes to one day make a career writing for film and television.


If your SmartDisk FireLite is connected to your computer using FireWire, however, you don’t need to use the included power adapter because the device will be able to power itself using the electricity from your computer. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Now after checking this way, when checking again from my computer icon, I have disk clean up showing under the pie grid but again, it wont perform the task.

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This was helpful 0. Sorry, but that filesystem while compatible and all that is vanishing for far too many people. It’s free, found on google.

With usbfflb80 drive connected to your computer, open the “Computer” folder in your “Start” button menu and right-click your SmartDisk’s icon.