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External Hard Drive will not initialize

My PC died so I bought a 5.25 Pluscom Sata/IDE to USB 2.0 Enclosure and put in my Samsung 1tb sata hard drive that I used as a secondary drive.

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HDD issue

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Is there any chance of hooking this drive up to a different system? Generally that is what to try to see if it is a drive issue.

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External Hard Drive will not initialize

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I hooked the drive up to another system and it works fine but in the external case Im still getting the same as above. Drive not ready

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That's an unknown file system (to 7)

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Use the titles at the top of this forum (Lost and Found) to see if you can avoid formatting.

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