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3.5 hard drive enclosure

Have used new & old hard drive but its won't mount. Used on XP & Vista. Installation disc won't work & error message says it's a plug & play but it doesn't. What's next?

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I'm so frustrated. I must of messed around for 2 hours too until I read the last post about setting the jumpers to cable. that worked! thanks bro

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Bro I just setup a nexxtech 3.5 inch external enclosure. Their instructions say to set the jumper to master. It doesn't work with master. After two hours of screwing around with it I set the jumper to cable select and it worked perfect. Im using a maxtor 160g hd.

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Re: 3.5 hard drive enclosure

Try a different USB cable. Try a different computer. If those don't solve it, it a defective enclosure. I seem to have a handful of defective ones myself. ZT3000 "Beta tester of "0"s and "1's"

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