COPYSTATION- Why does my disk not copy or the LED lights do not light when I press the the “copy” button twice ?

  • Ensure the Destination drive is equal to or larger than the Source drive.  E.g if the drive you want to copy is 500GB (Source) the drive you need to copy to (Destination) needs to be 500GB or greater.
  • Ensure a HDD password is not set on either Source or Destination drive. The CopyStation cannot unlock a password protected drive
  • If the CopyStation still does not copy you will need to check the integrity of your drive using the tools for your operating system. Corrupt, faulty or infected drives may not copy correctly. Please see below

Windows XP: Use Check-Disk (chkdsk.exe). Follow the section "How to run Chkdsk from My Computer or from Windows Explorer" from this link

Windows Vista/7/8: Please see;

Apple Mac OS X (10) and above; Plug the disk into your Apple machine, Click "Go", select "Utilities" and launch "Disk Utilities", Identify and select the disk you wish to check, Under "First Aid" click "Verify Disk" followed by "Repair Disk" once


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