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How can I make an IDE Barracuda 7200.7 work with an AirLink 101 3.5" Enclosure Box?

I just bought an AEN-U35SE USB 2.0 SATA / IDE Enclosure Box to transfer all my data from an old Seagate IDE Barracuda 7200.7 160 GB hard drive. I cannot make it work. After failing, I tried the enclosure box with a Seagate SATA hard drive and it works. With the IDE drive, I have tried all jumper settings without success. The enclosure led lights up green, not red, which means the connection is OK within the enclosure I believe, but the USB external hard drive is not detected in Windows 7. The old drive has a Windows XP system installed.

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One bad lead can cause a computer to continue on a cycle or to shutdown or fail to detect your hard drive
Test the leads that attach to your ((hard drive from the motherboard)) or replace all the leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions + IDE,SATA and the ones that attach from your ((motherboard to hard drive))
make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure connections and are not faulty even the electrical extensions or just replace them they are probably old and faulty a computer needs its connections to have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error


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The easiest way that I have found is to get a kit that allows you to power the drive from a separate wall socket and connect a data cable from the drive to a USB socket on the computer. Such a kit usually consists of four components:
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If you bought the enclosure very recently you may want to try taking it back and swapping it for another one

If its a big box store you might want to try the "it just doesn't work and I am clueless" routine
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It is quite easy, do not worry.
You only need to bought and USB enclosure, here is a link to many products on ebay
http://search.ebay.com/search/search.dll?from=R40&_trksid=p0.m37.l1313&satitle=hard+drive+enclosure+usb&category0=

then you have to connect your hard drive inside the enclosure and the enclosure to your computer using the usb cable and that's it.
Just be carefull about the enclosure, I guess it is a Hard drive from a desktop, is in it? because some enclosure are for laptop's hard drive.
Also you need to know if your hard drive is SATA or IDE, IDE is the normal gray bus cable with fourty some pins, and the SATA it is a really small cable (I do not use technicims to not confuse you even more).

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Hope that's what you mean.

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