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I can't download my external hard drive

I do not have an owncers manu---------------------------it says consult section 3.1 Using the LaCie Drive in the CaCie User's Manua located on the LaCie Storage Untilites CD-Rom

I don't have an owners Manual!!!!!!----------------------I cannot install my program---------------------------Please sent Manual to

102-2354 Brethour Rd, Sidney BC Canada V8L 2A5

Thank You-----------------------Marianne Clayton

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A desktop computer sized harddrive. (May be a Western Digital WD25000JB)

The harddrive plugs into a small circuit board, (Bridge board), and the circuit board has a USB port on it.

Using this Western Digital Passport for an example,

Scroll down to the second photo, and left-click on it. The case of the external harddrive is shown open.
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An example of a 3.5 IDE (PATA) external enclosure,

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