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i need some help with my external harddrive


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#1 evilbob

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Posted 06 June 2013 - 08:07 PM

so i have this WD HDD external mybook and the usb port broke so i bought a new enclosure for it and now my computer wont show it in the folder

i have uninstalled all the drivers and everything else i could think of to try to fix this issue i would really hate to loose 1tb of saved stuff



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Posted 07 June 2013 - 07:12 PM

Hi,

I'd go back through the steps of installing the drive physically into the new enclosure, making sure that all of the pieces and parts were in therir proper places and that all of the cables are connected to the correct ports. After I was sure that everything is correct and that I can hear the HDD spin up and the lights are lighting I would move on the getting the system to see it. If there's another computer close by you might plug it into that one, without any preparation, to see it it will recognize the drive.

Keep us posted


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