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Resolve Issues With Your D-Link Network Attached Storage

D-LINK DNS 323

I have bought a D-Link DNS 323, which has 2 hard drive bays. I bought the system, and set up an array with RAID1 running on it. I saved a lot of data onto it over the next few months, and then there was a power cut. The D-Link was not doing anything while the power was frying, and there was no reason for it to have a problem, but when I started it up again, I received a message saying that one of the hard drives installed in the D-Link had failed. I thought that the RAID 1 would save the data, at least, and so started to run the recovery programs in order to check. It soon became clear that both of the drives had been corrupted in some way. I copied both of the hard drives, and started to try and clear up the mess. I put in a new drive to replace the one which was faulty, but the RAID did not reproduce on the new system. The D-Link would start to copy it, get stuck with about 10% to go, and then go back to the beginning, and then get stuck again at the same level.

D-LINK DNS 323

I bought a D-Link DNS 323 external hard drive a few weeks ago, and set it up using the instructions. I connected it as recommended in the instructions, and added the network, and so on, until the time was ready for me to power it on, it powered on ok and I copied all my data to it before I reinstalled my main computer. After I setup my new system I connected the Buffalo system to the computer and there was a slight whirring noise, and the D-Link became hot to the touch, and then a light appeared on the front of the device. This light repeatedly blinked at me as though waiting for something. I was waiting for it to turn to a constant light, which is apparently what happens when the device is ready to use, but so far that has not happened. Instead, it just keeps blinking away. I have tried to power it down, and so I can’t shut it off in that way. Instead, I have to close it down manually. I have been fairly patient, and once left it blinking all afternoon while I went shopping. There has never been a solid light.