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Getting an external disk drive to work


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Edited by Fenor, 26 April 2007 - 09:42 PM.

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Well, it's not detecting the hard drive is even plugged in. Are you sure you hear it spinning once you plug the power cord into a power outlet?
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Yes There is a faint but audible buzzing / whirring sound and it's warm.
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Okay, with its USB cable plugged into the computer, go to START-->RUN and type devmgmt.msc and click OK. The Device Manager window will open. Now click the + symbol next to Disk drives. Post in your reply everything that is listed there. Also let me know if there are any items in the Device Manager that have a yellow exclamation or question mark next to it.

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I gotta head off for the night. I will check back on this thread in the morning.

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There are no exclamation/question marks................

The items listed under disk drives:
- canon MP 180storage USB device
- ST3120022A
- USB Card Reader USB Device
- USB Card Reader USB Device
- USB Card Reader USB Device
- USB Card Reader USB Device

Thanks Terry
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It's not even being detected by Windows. I would double-check the manual that came with your enclosure and make sure you have the jumper set correctly.

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Thanks.

What is a Jumper by the way?
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