Windows 10: Can’t download anything to external ssd or any hard drive I own

Discus and support Can’t download anything to external ssd or any hard drive I own in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; I can’t download anything to my ssd. Anytime I download something, my computer completely freezes, it does not go to blue screen, it does not restart... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/imjonathont, Jan 24, 2021.

  1. Can’t download anything to external ssd or any hard drive I own


    I can’t download anything to my ssd. Anytime I download something, my computer completely freezes, it does not go to blue screen, it does not restart unless I manually do it, and it’ll stay like that until i reboot my computer.

    I am running Windows 10 on a MacBook Pro with a Touch Bar and when Windows doesn’t crash, pressing the function key will change the buttons on the Touch Bar to Function keys. But when I try to download, and my computer freezes, then I try pressing the function keys, the buttons don’t go to the Fn keys. My computer becomes unresponsive.

    I have tried formatting my ssd but it still doesn’t seem to work. I have also tried to run a virus scanner but nothing shows up broken. Idk what’s going on. Help?

    This is also happening to every drive I own. I don’t want to reset my whole computer cause it was such a hassle getting my eGPU to work.

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    /u/imjonathont, Jan 24, 2021
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  2. Remon Ont Win User

    External Hard Drive

    Hi John,

    We suggest that you try the troubleshooting steps below:

    • Open your External Hard Drive file in File Explorer.
    • Type the name of the file you want to search on the search box and click Enter.
    The file will show up in Search Results and you will be able to move it to the correct folder.

    Let us know if you need further help.
     
    Remon Ont, Jan 24, 2021
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  3. twynog Win User
    External hard drive not recognised

    Thanks for this. I've done what you suggested and been through all the steps mentioned in the article. The hard drive works fine on a Mac computer, and I've managed to copy the information on it. It must be a Surface issue so I'll try to get a chat line tomorrow.
     
    twynog, Jan 24, 2021
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  4. Can’t download anything to external ssd or any hard drive I own

    External Hard Drive

    To address your concern, here are the troubleshooting steps that you can try. Follow the steps below:

    Uninstall and reinstall the external hard drive program.

    • In the Settings app, go to System.
    • Go to Apps & features and locate the external hard drive program.
    • Uninstall the program and go to the manufacturer's website to reinstall the updated version.
    Uninstall and reinstall the Paragon driver software.

    • Following the same steps mentioned above, locate the software in Apps & features
      and uninstall it.
    • After uninstalling the software, go to the manufacturer's website to reinstall it.
    To further isolate your concern, we'd also like to verify if the OneDrive app is enabled on your PC.

    You can hit us back for additional help.

    Kind regards.
     
    Jennifer Cha, Jan 24, 2021
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