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external HDD isn't recognized

  1. #1


    Join Date : May 2009
    Posts : 44
    Vista Ultimate 32bit
    Local Time: 07:46

    external HDD isn't recognized

    Hello all.
    I bought USB 2.0 to SATA/IDE cable, so i could connect HDD to my PC for backup.
    After i installed the driver that it asked me, the HDD appears in "my computer", and i format it.
    then i started to move files to the HDD when suddenly an error message appears and told me that the HDD is no longer available.
    since then it doesn't shown in "my computer" but when i enterd Device manager --> Disk drivers --> appears USB 2.0 to SATA/IDE Device USB Device.
    when i entered Disk Management i get the following message (see capture1).
    when i accept the request, i get an error message (see capture2).
    what can i do now?...

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  2. #2


    Join Date : Oct 2007
    Posts : 108
    Vista Business x64 and XP 32
    Local Time: 00:46


     

    Re: external HDD isn't recognized

    take it badck to the store and get a new one. . . that drive is dead. . .

    sportsguy

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  3. #3


    Join Date : May 2009
    Posts : 44
    Vista Ultimate 32bit
    Local Time: 07:46


      Thread Starter

    Re: external HDD isn't recognized

    Even duo it loaded when i plugged it?
    i saw it in "my computer"! minutes after -nothing...

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external HDD isn't recognized

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