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Help with HumaxRW / HumaxCheck please

Discussion in 'PVR-9300 Freeview Recorder' started by Ant, May 2, 2012.

  1. Ant

    Ant New Member

    Hi all,

    I took the plunge and pulled the HD out of my 9300 to transfer the large backlog of recordings so I could wipe the disk to try and get over an issue with some 'blank' recordings I have had recently.

    I am now having trouble reading anything from it when trying to retrieve the recordings with HumaxRW. I keep getting permission denied errors, and unable to write to disk messages.

    I have logged on as admin, confirmed that I have the correct device number, tried to run HumaxCheck to repair the partition, tried from Windows 7, Vista, Ubuntu, a number of different caddys (as well as direct), but all to no avail.

    I figure I've trashed it completely, but before giving up, is there anything else I can try?

    The 9300 is up and running with another disk now without any issues.

    Any advice gratefully receieved!

    Thanks

    Ant
     
  2. MartinLiddle

    MartinLiddle Super Moderator Staff Member

    Under Vista and windows 7 you need not only to be looged on as administrator but to run as administrator. I do this by going Start>All programs>Accessories and then rather than clicking on Command prompt, right clicking and selecting "Run as administrator"; see if that helps. Also humaxcheck needs a -w command line option otherwise it defaults to read only mode.
     
  3. fenlander

    fenlander Active Member

    ...or you can enter the run command 'cmd' and press Ctrl|Shift|Enter together. With the time you save you can start rewatching those old recordings of 'Bonekickers'.:)
     
  4. Ant

    Ant New Member

    Thanks Martin, a real case of RTFM. Fixed the partition and the FAT errors, transferring off those Bonekicker episodes as we speak.
    Ant