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I am unable to deteckt firelite usbfl880

I am unable to detect firelite usbfl880 on my new laaptop windows vista

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Make sure it is connected DIRECTLY to the laptop and NOT via a usb HUB.

Also make sure you use the cable hat CAME WITH IT and not one that looks the same.

If it still does not show up and is no longer under warranty then remove the drive from its enclosure and connect it directly to a suitable PC internally. this will confirm if it is the drive or just the enclosure that is at fault.

If it is the drive you can always get another one and place that in the old enclosure..

If it is the enclosure then these are pretty cheap to replace and you could probably do that yourself.




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