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  • Hi 10bob, just an update to say thank you for the info and advice. I did replace the new hdd with the type you suggested and it updated and worked straight away. Ill be honest and admit I had doubts but Im greatful to you. Thank you.
  • hi yes it was dead. Kept clicking and un recognised. I already binned it. Thanks for the link I will get another
  • ok had a look. my hdd is identical spec except its abf not abd. That surly wouldnt stop it upgrading the OS. Which as above it cannot do as its using IPv6
  • OK I think I know what the problem is.After wiping the mbr and all partitions, hdd was blank and unrecognised in windows (except for partition manager)So put it all back together and tried again. Several times no luck.Checked the management logs fro…
  • Does that mean it needs to be un-formatted to work ?Would just deleting the partition table do the trickThank you.
  • BTW I did connect with a wifi bridge to start with. But when that didnt work I used a yellow network cable straight to the router.In both instances, once an option selected I could see the data lights flashing away.
  • Thank you for the comments.My bro was given it, free as gratus :-) so no cost. It was a brand new identical unformatted like for like drive. sorry cant remember make. I did plug it into my laptop with a usb adaptor and it popped up as an available d…