When I then inserted a cd in the drive, Hey Presto! I also ran the Windows 8. If the drive works in the USB adapter then the controller is suspect on the system the drive was removed from, and a motherboard replacement is likely the end result. More Print this page Share this page. Read the model-number and serial-number and manufacture-date on the disk’s label, and access Seagate’s web-site, to check the warranty-status of the drive. Posted on Feb 10, After that, try to access it from Computer, if not able to access it, format it use quick format and then use this file recovery program to recover your files.

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Initio Combo Device Driver – where did it come from

Put a check on Quick Format and leave the other settings to Default and click Start. Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who dombo help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.


If you get rid of Initio, your computer will recognize your Blu-Ray drive properly. Repeat the steps about uninstalling the driver and unplugging the device.

Seagate Ultra portable hDD detected as initio default controller

Sorry this didn’t help. I GOT all my data. It was working with W8. How can this be resolved. Are you a Seagate Computer and Internet Expert? I have opened the USB drive shell becareful, I have damaged it. Device Manager revealed the following driver details afterward:.

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Your post helped me out big time! So I have removed this bridge unit carefully and tried to connect to my HDD. Thanks for marking this as the answer. Uninstalling the “Initio” device and checking the “remove driver” box did it.

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Thank you for using Fixya. I have a western digital essential 1 TB external. This Unit comes with a casing. Unplug the external drive from the USB ports. Posted on Nov 14, Freezed my hard drive for 12 hrs in the freezer.

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I followed the above instructions, comob my version of windows was missing even the drivers suggested above! You can’t post answers that contain an email address.

This could be an issue where the part of the hard drive deevice are trying to access is corrupt and not accessible which would explain the reason that it would let you access the other partition. Awesome thank you wery much! Thank you, thank you, thank you! Email Conbo, but never shown. Login to post Please use English characters only.

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