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Esata controller does not see my WD My Book Home Edition

It simply writy while boot - ''No device found'' =( Can I do something to resolve this trouble?

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  • thonik Jul 03, 2009

    Nooo!
    It's a external drive with external power. It connects to PC via USB or FireWire or eSATA. USB and FireWire connections works good, but I want to connect it via eSATA port.

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I got the same problem...and resolve almost the problem.
It still doesnt see the hd in the boot `, but when i turn on the hd before the pc is on so the p5kc found the drive.

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If your WD id IDE
There is 2 ports for IDE master and slave you can try to swap to see it can recognize providing you set the correct jumper for M or S.

If your WD is SATA
There is more than one of SATA ports you can try to connect for every boot.
If it doesn't recognize, either bad board or bad WD

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

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