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External Hard Disk Case

by wildbird / October 20, 2006 5:15 AM PDT

I have two external hard disk cses one of them is an old Argosy PCMCIA Case for notebook hard disk and the another one is USB 2 Case. I have many old notebook hard disks, two of them when I use the Argosy PCMCIA case my computer detects the external hard disk and have no problems. But when I use the USB 2 Case my computer does not detect the external hard disk.These two hard disks I reformated and did check disk too and found nothing wrong.

I am looking for your help.

Thanks in advanced.

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(NT) (NT) How are the drives powered in the USB case ?
by VAPCMD / October 20, 2006 11:49 AM PDT
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USB 2 Drives Powered
by wildbird / October 21, 2006 4:28 AM PDT

Smart-drive USB 2.0 High Speed DC 5V.

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Drives Powered
by wildbird / October 21, 2006 4:47 AM PDT
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Hello V,

Thank you for giving me the clue. One of the USB 2.0 Drives does not have any "drives powered" now I found that this is the one I have problem with my hard disk. The other drives with power DC 5V has no problem.

Regards,

Wildbird

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(NT) (NT) Good to hear it helped ! Thanks for the feedback.
by VAPCMD / October 21, 2006 5:22 AM PDT
In reply to: Drives Powered

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